Hays are looking for an experienced Support Worker to join a Young Peoples organisation in Enniskillen.
Your new role
As a Youth / Family Support Worker, you will provide a high quality service to young people and their families, based on an assessment of need and outcomes driven. You will deliver complex and specialist interventions to young people or families on a 1:1 basis, group or community setting. You will provide lead case/care planning management, including undertaking, assessing, reviewing and managing risks. Attend and participate at relevant multi-agency meetings, providing a lead role in ensuring reflective and analytical practice review. Take responsibility for day to day resource planning to ensure high quality services are delivered. Establish and developing effective relationships and channels of communication with young people, families, colleagues, community organisations, partner agencies and other external agencies. Retain accurate and contemporaneous records, using various IT systems to capture information and to produce written reports and present these as necessary. Review and evaluate service provision with others, ensuring continued improvements are made.
What you'll need to succeed
-Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 or above or equivalent/related health, counselling or social care qualification. OR 5 years’ experience working in a multidisciplinary team providing services to families and children aged 10–21 years.
- Extensive experience of working with young people and parents, preferably in the age range 10-21.
-Experience of working with various issues, particularly low level mental health issues (anxiety, self-harm, low mood) and low esteem etc.
-Good working knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures.
-Competence in the use of IT packages, including MS Windows and Office, along with email and the internet and good record keeping.
What you'll get in return
-11.22 an hour.
-Ongoing training and Support
- Making a difference to the lives of young people.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.
Talk to Emer McCool, the specialist consultant managing this positionLocated in Belfast, 5th Floor, Donegall House, Donegall Square NorthTelephone 02890446909