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Progression Coach
Young People | 1 N7 |£13.28 per hour (incl. of Holiday Pay) | 12+ months | Job Ref: BD8212 | Posted: 09/09/2022

Central is currently recruiting for a Progression Coach in the Islington area. The service provides support to vulnerable young people including care leavers and homelessness to promote independent living and provide a secure environment.

Please note: you'll be supporting clients in both supported and community based accommodation.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Sunday on a rota basis, covering early (8AM - 4PM) and late (12PM - 8PM) shifts. Cover is required 1 year with the possibility of extension. The pay rate for this role is £11.85 per hour, with £1.43 holiday pay, totalling £13.28 per hour.

In this position, you will be expected to;
- Hold a case load of 5 clients and conduct regular key work sessions and develop and implement SMART outcomes-based support plans.
- Complete ongoing risk and needs assessments for key clients and contribute to those of other service users.
- Deliver one-to one and group support opportunities within the accommodation and local community.
- Work in partnership with multiple agencies including statutory teams to support the wellbeing of service users.
- Support all clients to participate in education, training, employment and volunteering opportunities as appropriate to the development of their skills, assets and aspirations.
- Prepare accommodation for new clients to move into and support the client to settle in.
- Support clients to maximize their benefit entitlement primarily by making Housing Benefits and Universal Claims.
- Ensure the health and safety of the environment through regular checks and reporting.

Please note; this role involves loneworking.

To apply for this role, you must have;
- Experience of working with vulnerable young people.
- Experience holding a case load and conducting key work sessions.
- An understanding of working in an assets-based way.
- An understanding of the needs of people who have experienced homelessness, poor mental health and substance use.
- Experience and knowledge of supporting clients with their tenancy.
- Knowledge and understanding of risk and needs assessments and support planning.
- The Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding requirements and procedures.

Candidates should confirm their interest as soon as possible, with interviews scheduled shortly after and the appointed candidate expected to start as soon as possible

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please either forward your CV for consideration to work@centralcare.co.uk or upload it below.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.

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