Support worker

  • North London
  • Up to £26037 per hour
  • Permanent
  • Band 2

Posted September 11, 2023

Role: Support worker

Location: Camden

Salary: £26,037

Hours: 37.5hrs a week

Shifts: Early and Late Shifts, Rolling Rota – every other weekend. (Early shift 7:30-3:30pm, Late shift 12:30pm-8:30pm)

The Role

Athona has a fantastic opportunity for someone to join the team in the position of Support Worker in Hackney. This position is in a young person’s service which accommodate and support up to 60 young people aged 16 to 24yrs with various complex needs including young vulnerable parents and their babies/children. Our young people are from disadvantaged backgrounds and are on low incomes which has an impact on them financially. We aim to provide them with the skills and tools that they need to live independently, we run workshops including cooking sessions, budgeting meetings with a financial advisor, training and employment skills sessions and groups with guest speakers on a weekly basis.

What you’ll need to succeed

Someone who believes in working together as part of a team, who shares our values and who is committed to achieving positive outcomes for all of our customers.

The successful candidate will:

  • Previous experience of working with young people.
  • Understanding of social media impact on young people’s lives.
  • Able to manage challenging behaviour and conflict.
  • Possessing a genuine passion of making a real difference in people’s lives.
  • Experience and knowledge of safeguarding legislation including ability to recognize safeguarding issues.
  • Knowledge of the Housing Sector and One Housing Group’s activities.

If this job sounds of interest to you, get in touch by applying today to find out more.

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