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Project Worker (Young People)

  • Locations

    Greenwich, London
  • Salary

    £29120 - £37440 per annum
  • Sector

    Social Care & Health, Social Work
  • Type

    Temporary

Job Title: Project Worker (Young People)

Assignment Duration: Approximately 3 Months

Location: Greenwich

Pay: £14.49+ £1.75 holiday pay = £16.24 per hour or £18.00 umbrella per hour

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday – Sunday on a rota basis, covering early (8AM – 4PM), mid (10AM – 7PM) and late (2:30PM – 10:30PM) shifts

Enhanced DBS required – must be issued within the last 12 months or on the update service

Overview:

Project Worker, to work in the Greenwich area. The services provide housing support for young people, with the aim of promoting independence and preparing them to eventual move on into independent accommodation.

Please note: you’ll be working across multiple services within the Greenwich area (all within a 15 minute walk or short drive of each other)

In this position, you will be required to::

  • Hold a caseload of 10-12 young people and undertake regular key working sessions resulting in agreed SMART Support Plans
  • Complete comprehensive needs and risk assessments, and risk management plans
  • Organise, attend and contribute to multi-agency meetings
  • Interview and comprehensively assess referrals to the project to ensure the criteria is met and suitable young people are accepted
  • Support young people to identify opportunities for move-on to appropriate PRS, other supported, shared or self-contained accommodation and make appropriate referrals
  • Work with mediation or other social workers to enable young people to move back home if appropriate
  • Work in partnership with internal departments and external community agencies in ensure that client needs are met, including housing and mental health services and GPs
  • Work with young people to maximise benefit entitlements and secure project income through the collection of rents and service charges and the minimisation of arrears and void loss
  • Support young people that are ready to move into work, education or training by assisting them to access suitable courses or placements
  • Work with young people to identify activities that they would like to take part in, to prepare them for independence and move through
  • Run activities or small groups in response to identified client need
  • Conduct health and safety checks, including room checks and report maintenance issues
  • Clean and prepare rooms for new referrals and once referrals are accepted, ensure new residents are made to feel comfortable and settled

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Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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