Support Worker, Basingstoke, Part Time

  • Basingstoke

  • 24 hours per week

  • £13,305 per year

Have these challenging times made you think about your priorities? Are you looking for challenging but life-changing work?

We have a part-time vacancy for a Support Worker in our Basingstoke Foyer, working alongside young people and helping them reach their potential.

What Step by Step can offer you?

  • A basic salary of £13,305 per year – 3 eight-hour shifts (1/2 hr break per shift paid and included in the hours listed)
  • A shift allowance of £720 per year for a 24-hour post
  • Sleepover allowance.
  • 25 days of paid holiday plus an 8-day Bank Holiday Allowance (will be pro-rata).
  • Training and development including opportunity to gain a funded qualification.
  • Full training provided to all new team members.
  • The opportunity for progression including opportunities at other locations.
  • A company pension scheme with Royal London.
  • Life Assurance.
  • 24/7 access to online GP appointments.
  • A health cash plan.
  • Access to an employee assistance helpline.
  • Access to a shopping benefit platform.
  • Car parking (no need to be a driver though).

Who are we?

Step by Step (SBS) passionately believes in supporting young people who are going through hard times. Our unique step by step approach, providing accommodation, personal development opportunities and specialist support services, identifies and fulfils aspirations.

Each year we work with over 1,500 young people aged 11–25 and our Support Worker play a pivotal role in empowering young people and preventing homelessness.

The Step by Step team are positive, dynamic, professional, and committed to empowering young people to fulfil their full potential.

What would you be doing?

As a support worker, you will have the responsibility for ensuring that young people accessing the service receive both opportunity and advocacy and that they can develop their skills and talents in a manner that empowers them to go on and access employment and/or educational facilities, whilst continuing to take on more responsibilities and to achieve and maintain independence.

What is Step by Step looking for?

Applicants should have experience of working with young people and should demonstrate both empathy and knowledge of the issues which often result in adversity.

You should be available to work shifts and there will be a rota. We are happy to chat this through with interested parties.

All successful applicants are required to complete an application form, undertake a DBS, and provide references.

In the first instance, please send your CV to Michael.Hone@stepbystep.org.uk.

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