Mentoring Support Worker

Bishop St, Derry/Londonderry
Part-time / Full-time: 
Hours: 40 standard hours per week (including unpaid breaks) (flexibility required)
Salary: Grade 5 Salary Scale £21,618 per annum. Contract Status: Continuous, subject to funding
Job Description: 

The Mentoring Support service provides supports to young people from the Looked After and Care population. This includes young people currently in Care placements, and those who have had prior experience. The Transitional Mentoring Support Model of 1) Emotional Support; 2) Advice & Guidance; and c) Hand-holding, to assist service users in addressing their barriers to progression, will be utilised. As a Mentoring Support Worker you will work with service users to improve their lives within their community by promoting wellbeing, independence, healthy life choices and training & employability options. Depending on the service the post-holder may have direct contact with the families and friends of service users. As a mentoring support worker, the post-holder will need to be resilient and open minded in order to deal with some of the challenges that young people with complex needs may present with.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 - 12:00pm
Application Form Notes: 
This post is subject to an enhanced ACCESS NI/Garda check.
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