Senior Support Worker

Closing Date: 13 Jan 2019

Vacancy Number: 1865

Location: Wolverhampton

Salary: £21,073 to £24,658 per annum pro rata

Hours per week: 30

Position: 1

Job Description Click here to download

Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

Spurgeons has held the contract for Young Carers in Wolverhampton for many years, this is a new three year contract with a different delivery model. The main aims are to : 

To develop and maintain effective partnership working with young carers, their parents and other agencies with a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

  • To facilitate and deliver support and interventions which improve the young carers personal, social and educational development. 

  • To lead on partnership working with local schools across the City.

  • To apply you must

  • Hold a minimum level 3 qualification in Youth and Community work, Health or Social Care or equivalent.

  • Have experience of working with vulnerable children and young people.

  • Have proven experience of working innovatively to engage young people.

  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Have experience of line management.

    This role includes some evening and weekend work

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure.

Spurgeons is a Living Wage Employer

Please complete the application form from the below link and send to recruitment@spurgeons.org if you wish to be considered for this vacancy.

Please note if you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date we are afraid that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Department: Wolverhampton Young Carers

  1. Application form: Word doc

Contact Details

74 Wellingborough Road
Rushden
Northants
NN10 9TY
01933 412412
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