Project Worker - Supported Accommodation
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 05/09/2019 23:59
£20,344 - £21,166
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Social Care - Children Service
Department: Children's Care
Service Area: Children's Service's
Salary: GBP 20,344 - GBP 21,166
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contractual Status: Permanent
Applicants will no longer be able to use their North East Jobs account to apply. If you are internal to Middlesbrough Council, you will be required to use your Staff Portal credentials to log in. Alternatively, if you are an external applicant, you will need to register as a ‘new user’, and use the log on credentials created for any future applications.
Middlesbrough Council are seeking to appoint a project worker. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a nine bed supported accommodation service for 16-18 year old's.
The successful candidate will have a background working with vulnerable people in a housing or support related environment. Experience of working with young people in a Psychologically Informed way and delivering guidance and advice around Education, Employment and Training is desirable.
On a day to day basis this will include supporting young people to maximise their potential thorough the acquisition of independent living skills and their engagement in education or employment. You will also work to build and maintain partnerships with local agencies and community groups and actively involve young people in the running of the project.
The service we provide is characterised by our commitment to continuous improvement, efficiencies and excellence with better outcomes for vulnerable young people.
Have NVQ/Diploma Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification or equivalent (or willingness to achieve.
Be enthusiastic and motivated to support young people and families.
An understanding of child development and challenging behaviour.
A positive attitude and a restorative approach when working with young people.
Have experience of working with children and families.
They will also need to be able to work unsocial hours i.e. early mornings, weekend's sleep-ins, night shift as well as school holidays, evenings and Bank holidays. Additional allowances will be paid for these hours.
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Closing date: Thursday 5th September 2019 by 12 midnight.
This job is closed for applications.