Project Worker

    Turning Point
    Applications closing date: 29/09/2023
    Leyland, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    Job Salary
    North West


    As a Project Worker, you will join The Mill supported living service that supports 12 young people (Aged 16- 21) who are threatened with homelessness/ leaving care/ looked after children or young people at risk.

    We’re ideally looking for a Project Worker with a Social Work / Youth work / NVQ 3 qualification as well as experience in supporting young people, a solid understanding of homelessness and the impact this has on the wellbeing of young people. You will a have experience in support planning, re-engaging and motivating young people to participate in employment and work programmes, education, training, volunteering and skill building opportunities.

    As a Project worker the hours of work are flexible to the service need, so may include some evening and weekend working, and the role also involves covering local manager on-call Rota.  You must be capable of prioritising your own case load and using you initiative to plan and implement agreed action to meet set deadlines.

    As a great team player with lots of energy, you’ll need strong communication skills, a flexible approach and positive attitude to achieve targets in a challenging environment which requires empathy, understanding and patience.

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