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Progression Coach 2
Young People | 1 SM5 |£13.98 per hour (incl. of Holiday Pay) | 3-4 months | Job Ref: BD8369 | Posted: 19/01/2023

Central is currently recruiting for a Progression Coach in the Sutton area. The service provides support to at risk young people to help them move towards independence.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM. Cover is required for approximately 3-4 months. The pay rate for this role is £12.15 per hour, with £1.83 holiday pay, totalling £13.98 per hour.

In this position, you will be expected to;
- Hold a caseload of up to 5 key clients and conduct regular key working sessions resulting in agreed holistic Support Plans which are reviewed regularly.
- Complete comprehensive risk and needs assessments
- Interview and assess the suitability of referrals to the criteria and objectives of the project and provide written feedback to unsuccessful applicants.
- Ensure that residents ready to move on have an appropriate network of support and resources to aid their transition to independent living.
- Liaise and advocate with external agencies including local authorities, benefits agencies, referral agencies and other statutory and voluntary bodies as appropriate.
- Deal with challenging behaviour in an appropriate and sensitive manner and record meetings and incidents appropriately.
- Manage collection of service charge and petty cash.
- Support residents with housing management and administration duties.

To apply for this role, you must have;
- Experience of working with young people experiencing homelessness
- Experience of working in a residential housing project for young people.
- Experience of holding a caseload, conducting support plans, risk assessments and needs assessments
- Knowledge and understanding of the principle causes and effects of youth homelessness.
- Knowledge of the support needs of young people and how they might be best met including what statutory and voluntary resources are available.
- Knowledge of Health and Safety and anti-discriminatory working practices.
- A clear understanding of Safeguarding requirements and procedures
- Experience of involving clients in shaping the support offered.

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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