JOB VACANCY: Connection Support – Padstones Young People’s Housing Support Worker (p/t)

Role summary: Padstones is a Connection Support service that has been providing support to Young People aged 16 – 25 years old in High Wycombe and Burnham for many years. We deliver support to 21 Young People living in 3 units of accommodation in Burnham and High Wycombe and provide advice and support on homelessness prevention in the community.

Job location (usual place of work): High Wycombe/Burnham Bucks

Pay rate: £18,404 – £22,173

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Padstones Young People’s Housing Support Worker

Applications close on date: 10am on Monday 1st April 2019

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Permanent

Job description: Padstones is a Connection Support service that has been providing support to Young People aged 16 – 25 years old in High Wycombe and Burnham for many years. We deliver support to 21 Young People living in 3 units of accommodation in Burnham and High Wycombe and provide advice and support on homelessness prevention in the community.

The aim of the service is to:
• Provide a safe and secure environment in which Young People are supported to develop independent living skills.
• Provide support and guidance that will increase their health and wellbeing.
• Support them to move on successfully into long-term independent accommodation.
• Provide an advice and support service to young people in the South Bucks District to prevent homelessness.

We do this by:
• Harnessing and directing young people’s energy and enthusiasm into activities that will enable them to achieve self-sufficiency and a fulfilling life.
• Involving young people in the decisions that concern them.
• Providing a safe environment based on Trauma Informed Care and Positive Risk Taking.
• Working in partnership with families and other professionals to achieve the best outcomes.
• Developing the young person’s resilience, skills and knowledge, enabling personal growth and long term stability.

The Padstones team consists of a Supported Housing Manager, Senior Project Worker, Project Workers, Support Workers and a Housing Administrator. The team is supported by a Volunteer Coordinator and Fundraiser.

30 days Annual Leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)

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Padstones Rota High Wycombe March 2019

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To apply, please contact: Please see all supporting documents and email your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to Recruitment@connectionsupport.org.uk