Harrogate

Youth Support Worker – Knaresborough – D666

A Youth Support Worker is required to support and mentor a 15 year old girl who is autistic with a hearing impairment, for up to 12 flexible hours per week.

Essential Requirements:

Driver and have access to a car, hold a full clean UK Driving Licence.

Excellent English Oral Communication.

This is a Part-time Permanent Position.

The young girl wears hearing aids and communicates orally, she does not use British Sign Language at all therefore she requires someone with excellent English oral communication skills.

The young lady has other complex needs, she is a bright individual who is keen to explore the modern world we live in, including going to LGBT groups/festivals, music festivals and watching horror movies at the cinema. The ideal candidate should be a open-minded, diverse, fun and outgoing individual who is able to support and mentor the young girl.

The ideal candidate should have experience with special needs and have is clear English speaking for her to be able to communicate effectively. Experience in mental health would be an advantage

A DBS will be required for this position.

This is a permanent position, the 12 hours are flexible and can be negotiated at interview level, however, initially they may only be a couple of hours per week until a comfortable relationship is developed between both parties. Therefore, someone who lives in the Knaresborough area would be more suitable.

The rate of pay is £13.00 per hour.

Please apply by CV quoting ref: D666. For further information, please telephone our office on 01723 588002.

Nycil act on behalf of the employer, and will pass any applications directly to them.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 12 per week

Salary: £13.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Experience:

  • Mental Health: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • UK Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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