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Young People Support Worker – Birmingham

Job details

Job Category: Healthcare Social Care
Job Type: Contract Temporary
Reference: SW51223
Salary: £11 per hour

iPeople SC Solutions is recruiting Young People Support Workers to work for our client based in Birmingham and the Wolverhampton area.

The successful candidate can make a real difference to the lives of young people by providing advice and guidance that can improve their longer-term prospects in life. 

The successful candidate will support young people aged 16-25 who have a wide range of support needs, including mental health issues, problems associated with substance misuse, issues relating to family breakdown and support geared towards helping first-time young mothers and their babies. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support young people to find, establish and maintain their homes and tenancies and preventing homelessness
  • Provide intensive, high-level practical support in response to crisis/relapse in partnership with other agencies.
  • Provide short-term, focused practical support that enables young people to sustain/maintain their current home
  • Developing their independent living skills and opportunities to learn, work and take part in health-promoting and social activities
  • Supporting them to stay safe and secure in their homes and in their communities
  • Supporting them to access relevant health and social care services
  • Promoting young people`s financial inclusion and take-up of benefits

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, and roles that require flexibility to work across shift patterns, including days, nights & weekends.


  • Experience working within a Care environment 
  • 1 year of experience supporting vulnerable people within a housing or community setting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of;
    • Disadvantaged vulnerable user groups
    • Social welfare and health systems
    • Housing and Homelessness
    • Debt
    • Welfare benefits
    • Safeguarding
  • The ability to offer advice and guidance
  • The ability to provide practical support that meets customers` needs
  • The ability to respond to a crisis whilst remaining calm
  • The ability to develop knowledge, skills, and role in a work-related environment

If you wish to apply for this role, please apply with an up to date CV.

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