Young People's Support Worker
The Magdalene Group has been supporting people affected by sexual exploitation and coercion for 25 years and we have built an excellent reputation for engaging those hardest-to-reach.
Our expertise makes us well-placed to recognise the routes into sexual exploitation and provide effective prevention, early intervention and exit services for those affected.
EnRoute Supported Accommodation is an aspirational and therapeutic supported accommodation service for females, aged 16 – 18, who have been affected by child sexual exploitation.
We are seeking exceptional workers who can deliver this cutting-edge work, deal effectively with challenging situations and behaviour, build sustained positive relationships and provide the best possible outcomes for young women as they transition into adulthood.
Our approach is to safeguard young women in a community setting, where they can learn how to manage risk, receive specialised therapeutic support, develop resilience and self-esteem, whilst living somewhere welcoming, nurturing, homely and safe.
Experience in working with vulnerable clients, and who can deal effectively with challenging situations and behaviour and build sustained relationships to engage young people in education, training and life skills. Must have a sound understanding of the safeguarding legal framework for young people 16+ and be confident in lone-working situations.
Salary : Rates ranging from £8.21 – £10.00 per hour, dependent on experience.
Hours of work : Full time : 37.5 hours per week; part-time to suit; hours include evening, weekend and bank holiday working; flexibility required around shift patterns; on-call also required. We would request a commitment to a minimum of one sleep-in per week, with further sleep-ins in response to client need.
Organisational benefits include: Workplace pension contribution 5%; Generous leave, Employee Support programme; Professional development.
Application packs available at www.magdalenegroup.org
If you require further information, please telephone the office on 01603 610256.
Please return completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to 61 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH.
Closing date for applications : 31st October, 2019.