Youth Worker - Young Care Leavers

Youth Worker needed in Reading to support young care leavers at 16+ years - 21 hours per week on a Temporary to Permanent assignment.

You will be required to work across 2 homes, supporting vulnerable young people with challenging behaviour, mental health, substance misuse, self-harm, low self esteem issues.

You must be able to work the following shifts:



22:00-23:00 + sleep-in

Benefits for you as the Youth Worker:

  • Part-time hours available + overtime

  • Paid training provided by Charles Hunter Associates

  • Ability to change the lives of vulnerable young people

  • Opportunity for temporary to permanent employment

Responsibilities for you as the Youth Worker:

  • Supporting young people with day to evening routines, activities, personal care/hygiene, increasing independence, and supporting with meal prep.

  • Working closely with clients, staff, families, and other relevant professionals

  • Consistently promoting independence to young people

  • Light cleaning/laundry duties around the home where necessary

Requirements for you as the Youth Worker:

  • Enhanced DBS Child & Adult on the update service

  • Experience working with children and young people

  • Encouraging and supportive attitude

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care desirable

Location - Reading

Pay: £8.50-£10.50 per hour

If you are interested in this Youth Worker role, please call Emily Game on 0118 948 5555 or email

If this role isn't for you but you are interested in a career in Social Care, please get in touch as we have many opportunities available!

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