Senior youth support worker - united kingdom, united kingdom

senior support workers - leaving care

location: west midlands

salary: gbp21,902 - gbp23,119 (gbp10.80-gbp11.40 per hour) _(not including sleep in's)_

driving license is essential and mileage allowance is paid at 37p per mile throughout your working shift

_(overtime: paid at your normal rate of pay + gbp1.50 per hour for hours worked over full time hours plus - gbp62.64 per sleep-in's the average worker can complete 2 to 6 sleep ins per month, an additional gbp1,500pa-gbp4,500pa)_

are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding career? we are looking for energetic, proactive candidates who have the passion and drive to support young people aged 16-24 years who are moving in to our leaving care provisions across the country.

the role of a senior support worker with leaving care is a mixture of direct support to young people and supporting the service manager to ensure a quality and robust package of support to the young people whilst also offering support and guidance to junior staff and deputising in the service managers absence.

we offer various packages of support for our young people, these may be small outreach support packages or short-term packages of support where we work and sleep in their homes whilst they adjust to independent living.

our team support young people with learning to become independent from shopping to paying bills and applying and progressing in to further education / employment.

if this sounds like a fun rewarding job to you, then get in touch!

do you hold a relevant qualification for this post - nvq level 3 residential childcare

are you motivated, determined and resilient?

are you flexible and able to adapt to different situations?

do you want to help the young people we support to fulfil their potential?

are you able to work shifts and sleep-ins?

do you have a full uk driving license and access to a vehicle?

happy to travel as part of your role to different locations?

if you can answer yes then apply to join our team!

what we can offer to you!

progressive "real living wage" pay scale

mileage and travel time paid

company laptop, mobile phone and email address

entitlement to 28 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays).

enrolment onto vocational qualification courses.

access to in house training

access to a voluntary benefit, including discounts at cinemas, restaurants and retail.

enrolment into the nest pension scheme.

refer a friend scheme - recommend a friend to come and work with keys and you'll earn a gbp500 bonus! (subject to requirements)

long service awards

enhanced dbs check paid for by keys group.

please apply online and we will contact you to discuss in further detail - link below

keys group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced dbs check.


job types: full-time, part-time, permanent

part-time hours: 16 per week

salary: gbp21,902.00-gbp23,119.00 per year


10 hour shift

12 hour shift

8 hour shift


supervisory: 1 year (required)


driving licence (required)

nvq level 3 residential child care (required)

work authorisation:

united kingdom (required)

willingness to travel:

100% (required)

reference id: mmlg

Keys Group
United Kingdom, United Kingdom
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