Support Worker - Darlington

£15,036 - £17,776
14 December 2018 12 Noon

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We are recruiting for a Support Worker in our Independent Living Unit.
Humankind’s Independent Living Unit - offers a range of housing-related support services, advice and guidance to help people obtain accommodation and progress towards a sustained independent lifestyle in the community.  We work with a wide variety of clients, often with histories including substance misuse, offending, mental ill health and homelessness, to overcome barriers and achieve social inclusion. 
The following opportunity has arisen to join our 'Young Peoples Positive Support Pathway' in Darlington, which supports young people aged 16-25 years old:
The service works in partnership with the YMCA to deliver a pathway of support, for young people living in Darlington.  The service provides move on accommodation, dispersed units of accommodation within Darlington and outreach housing related support to those 16-25.
Your motivation to enable young people to improve their quality of life is vital to this role. You will provide housing related support to young people, supporting them to access and sustain safe and secure accommodation and live independently.  Your role will also including identifying support and risk management needs and signposting young people to a wide range of additional services which meet their needs. 
Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

For successful applicants: please note interviews will take place on 20th Deceember 2018.  If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Lisa Greenman on 01325 527837.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Exceptional support, training and development
  • Up to 32 days (pro rata) annual leave per year