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Youth Support Worker - 16+

Experienced Support Worker needed to support Young Care Leavers 16+ on part-time 21 hours per week basis in Reading, Berkshire.

The appointed Support Worker will be required to support across two semi-independent services, supporting young care leavers aged 16+ with complex and challenging behaviours.

You must be able to work the following shifts:



22:00-23:00 + sleep-in

Benefits for you as the Support Worker:

  • Full-time and Part-time hours available

  • Paid training provided by Charles Hunter Associates

  • Ability to change the lives of vulnerable young people

  • Opportunity for temporary to permanent employment

  • Ongoing career development

Responsibilities for you as the Support Worker:

  • Supporting with budgeting, shopping, healthy choices and general healthy living

  • Assisting the young people with activities out in the community

  • Supporting with CV's , Job Applications, College Applications

  • Promoting positive behaviours

  • 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 Support 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: £9:00-£10.50 per hour

If you are interested in this Support 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!