Young Persons Caseworker

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Young Persons Caseworker

Location: Hull, HU3 2SJ

Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours a week This post is for a 3-year fixed-term contract.  (May be extended)

Salary:  £20,000-£25,000 per annum- will pay higher end if a qualified social worker

Benefits: Although the work may be challenging, it is always diverse and extremely rewarding.

Our client is a housing charity with 20 employees based in Hull, which works with 16 – 25-year olds. The young people are either homeless, or face the risk of homelessness. Our client uses sports as a tool for personal development and change. They also provide housing, support and training.  The project is a partnership project between Giroscope and Vulcan Learning Centre. Due to growing success, our client is looking to appoint a Young Persons Caseworker.

Duties Include:

  • Working with Young People with complex and challenging backgrounds, and inspiring them to overcome barriers and engage in activities they wouldn’t usually engage with, including sports
  • Helping the Young People into safe, secure housing, employment and training
  • Assist with the recruitment of beneficiaries
  • Conduct initial assessment interviews with young people, assessing their needs and ensuring that they are eligible for the project’s requirements.
  • To support young people to develop basic living skills and support them to maintain their tenancy
  • Develop support plans for young people taken onto the project, and offer advice and guidance where required
  • To report any safeguarding issues to the appropriate agencies as required.
  • To complete any other tasks required for the role

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will be professional, dedicated and passionate about social change
  • Has a desire to support young people and develop your skills
  • Will have relevant qualifications or experience working in a similar role
  • Welcome applications from people who have solid experience as a practioner in a statutory or third sector role
  • Will be dedicated to their work and have a willingness to share their professionalism, judgement and experience

If you’re the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

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