£24,305 per year pro-rata
Part-time, Temporary, Maternity Cover (up to 9 months) Contract
Job description

The Amber Project provides help and support to young people (12-25) who have experience of self harm. We can offer help in a number of different ways including counselling, Friday evening workshops, theatre workshops, and informal support. We are totally inclusive and work with children and young people from all faiths and no faith, and this diversity is reflected in our team.

We provide Activity Based Workshops, Theatre Workshops, Counselling and One to One Support. Our workshops open to young people aged 12 to 17 years, and 17 to 25 years, regardless of race, gender, sexuality, religion. Activities can include music workshops, cooking, trips, arts & craft, and group discussions.

As a part time Support Worker, covering maternity leave you will be working with young people aged 12-25 years old who have experience of self-harm. You will play a key role in providing them with one to one support and advocacy both on a one-to-one basis and within a group setting; working with them to develop their emotional skills which will allow them to cope more effectively with the difficulties in their lives. The nature of the work means role, and successful candidate, must focus on inclusivity for the young people.

The successful candidate will have considerable experience in working with young people aged 12-25 and will enjoy the challenge of working with adolescents in difficult circumstances. You will need to be able to work within a non-discriminatory framework, ensuring the services are provided in a qualitative, responsive and accessible manner. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, you will need to be able to engage in remote working, connecting with the young people by phone and video-conferencing.

If you would like you to find out any more about the role, please see the Recruitment Pack which includes contact details. 

To apply, please submit a Church Army Application Form which is available to download from the job advert on our website. 

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Young People's Support Worker (Amber Project - Maternity Cover) Recruitment Pack (.pdf)
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Posted on: 08 January 2021
Closing date: 31 January 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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