Support Worker (Bournemouth) Vacancy Reference No : ABS261 Hours : Sessional hours available as required by the service. Salary : £9.50 per hour + holiday entitlement An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dedicated team in supporting young people aged 16 to 18 with developing life skills, maintaining their accommodation, finding work and education. This will include joint working with professions such as social workers, drug and alcohol services, the Youth Offending Team, and other charities like the Princess Trust. You will be helping our young people to claim any benefits they are entitled to, writing up CVs and completing job applications, and finding suitable move-on accommodation. You will need to be flexible to meet the demands of a busy service. The broad outline of our work is that we support young people and adults into housing and increase their independence through person centred support. On a typical day our Support Workers do whatever they can to help people achieve their goals and transform their lives. CCP are a vibrant and dynamic organisation which is at the forefront of supporting and helping people and their communities across the South West and the West Midlands. Here are 5 things our people like about working for us: 1) Making a difference - You will be able to make genuine difference to people’s lives 2) People first - People are at the core of our organisation and our decision making 3) Flexibility - As an organisation, we try to be as flexible as we can 4) Progression - We have clear routes of progression for people whether that be career, skills, training or personal development 5) Embracing opportunity - We listen to ideas and embrace opportunity, we want to utilise your skills If these things appeal to you then please read below on how to apply: Deadline date for applications : 30 March, 2021* *CCP reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications. Job Description For the Successful Applicant: Please ensure with your application you include referencing that covers last 5 years. Delays in references being returned is likely to impact processing your application, references are only contacted after a provisional offer it made. This role is subject to enhanced DBS checks to ensure timely processing, please look at what documents can be accepted https://www.gov.uk/guidance/documents-the-applicant-must-provide You will be asked to provide these at interview, (for unsuccessful candidates these copies will be destroyed), all information with be processed and managed in-line with GDPR. In line with CCP's safe recruitment policy, appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references. Application forms are available to download from the links below. Forms can be returned by post to CCP Support Services, 340 High Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3JF, or by email to the address shown on the application form. Application Forms HERE Our commitment to you: As one of only 2% of UK employers to have achieved the coveted Investors in People Gold (6th Generation) accreditation, we offer our people: 25 days leave per year as well as Bank Holidays, rising by one day per year for every year of service (capped at 30) Perkbox membership entitling you to a range of discounts on shopping, retail and leisure purchases amounting to savings of more than £800 per person per year on average * Cash-back health plan, giving you money back on day-to-day healthcare like dental and optical care, prescriptions and GP appointments * Yearly Away Days, monthly ‘Hub’ lunch socials, keeping you connected to the heart of the organisation, consulting you about key decisions Monthly support and supervision, supporting your wellbeing and development Bespoke training package to help you map your own career – train to be a CCP leader of the future, or a subject matter expert in a field of your choice Contributory pension scheme *Subject to successful completion of your probationary period.