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Our Place – Sefton Care Leavers Project Support Worker

Enquiry Reference: 1239013

Hours: 16 hours per week

Experience and Skills: Must have experience of working with children and young people.

How to Apply: For an application pack email recruitment@venuscharity.org Please quote the full job title in the subject heading of your email

Contract Type: Temporary

Driving Licence Type Required: Cars

Job Type: Job

Job Purpose: To deliver emotional and practical support through one to one outreach and group activities to looked after children and care leavers with a focus on early help. To enhance the existing pathway planning for care leavers and looked after children planning to leave care

Main Responsibilities: Effectively engage with young people, encourage them to participate in the Care Leavers’ project and develop representation from young people around the project design and activities. Provide support and organisation throughout planned sessions, meetings, training and events around different issues relevant to care leavers, eg housing, mental health, benefits, employment, education and training

Hours of Work: Part Time

Minimum Salary: £10.02

Maximum Salary: £10.02

Comments: Duration: 4th February 2019 to 29th January 2021 Must have a driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Minimum Qualification Comments: Recognised Health and Social Care Qualification is desirable.

Closing Date: 28 Jan 2019

Interview Date: 04 Feb 2019

Supported by Youth Employment Initiative &