Young People Support Worker
St Christopher's Fellowship
North Kensington, GB
2d ago

About Us

Our vision is for every child and young person to be safe, loved and happy, to achieve their potential and have a bright future.

St Christopher's is a leading charity for children and young people and we are proud of our history for providing fostering, children's homes and a range of innovative leaving care services across the UK & Isle of Man.

We have a passionate commitment to our young people, placing them at the centre of everything we do. We provide positive life experiences for young people who are unable to sustain a placement in their parental or foster home.

We are an equal opportunity employer and keen to develop an inclusive workforce were people feel they belong. We hope to attract applications from under- represented groups including people from different cultures, nationalities, socio economic backgrounds, ages, disabilities, religion, faith, sex, orientation, child care responsibilities and with gender diverse identities.

St Christopher’s Academy

At St Christopher s we can provide more than just a care job. We can offer you a career where you can develop your skills and knowledge while making a difference to young people’s lives.

When you join St Christopher’s, we will set you up in your career with a tailored development plan. Whether you want to move across to a different service, become a Manager or just explore further your current role , we will support you to map out your career trajectory and help you achieve your professional ambitions.

If you want to learn more about St Christopher’s Academy , please click

We are proud that 84% of all our Team Leaders, Deputies and Managers are internal promotions.

Applicants should have :

  • Genuine commitment to working and supporting Young People to achieve their full potential.
  • An understanding of the issues facing young people.
  • Knowledge of the leaving care legislation and benefits system.
  • The ability to cope effectively with challenging behaviour.
  • Good communication and team working skills.
  • Flexibility to work shifts, including weekends and bank holidays.
  • In return we offer :

  • Salary : £23,019 rising to £23,822 upon successful completion of probationary period and mandatory training.
  • Competitive pay and reward structure offering salary progression based on performance.
  • Tailored career development plan through our .
  • A friendly working environment, a fun, open and honest culture.
  • 25 days holiday rising to 27 days after 3 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, pro-rata.
  • Industry Leading training programme including access to level 3 qualifications, children’s right and participation, CSE, empowerment, mental health and Social Pedagogy,
  • Contributory pension scheme, Enhanced Maternity and Company Sick Scheme.
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme, offering counselling, financial advice and legal support.
  • Interest-free season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme.
  • Discount shopping scheme at hundreds of retailers across the UK.
  • Discretionary Funded Training Programs.
  • Employee Awards based on performance and length of service.
  • Recruitment Process

    At St Christopher’s we are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people in our care. During the recruitment process you will be expected to complete an online application form to ensure we capture essential information to meet legislation, best practice and vetting requirements.

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