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Support Worker - Young Persons Service

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
28 May 2022

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Job summary

Did you wish you had someone to guide you when you were aged between 16-21?

Here at Branching Out Retford, commissioned by Nottingham County Council, we offer a quality strengths based support service which aims to build the skills, confidence and independence of the young people who come through our doors. This busy and dynamic service needs motivated Support Workers to encourage our young people to be the best version of themselves. Being a young person is tough, help us to lead future generations.

Main duties of the job

Our team play a critical role in advocating for our tenants. From liaising with agencies to help them access permanent accommodation to supporting them to access education or employment training Branching Out do it all. This includes advocating for them in meetings with services.

There's still time for fun though as you will also support and encourage activities such as football, sports and activities.

About us

We are NCHA - Nottingham Community Housing Association, one of the largest locally based housing organisations in the East Midlands. Across the region we manage over 9,000 homes; house more than 15,000 tenants; provide over 1,500 bed spaces for people with support/care needs, in over 250 properties; and provide more than 950,000 hours of care and support each year.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for individuals with previous experience of working with Young People and who have an understanding of childhood trauma and it's effects. If you've worked as a teaching assistant, youth worker or even volunteering with Young People we want to hear from you.

Looking for a hands on role? Look no further.

Working on a rota basis means you will need to be flexible over a 7 day rota. Our service operates 24/7, however day shifts are either 08:00 - 15:30 or 14:30 - 22:00.

Working with us as a Support Worker, you will support practical activities such as shopping, tenancy maintenance such as cleaning or budgeting. Wellbeing is a strong focus at NCHA so you will offer high quality, person centred support as well as adhering to Health and Safety. Change can sometimes be hard so you could face behaviours that challenge, your patient and assertive nature will make sure this doesn't escalate and make sure there are positive outcomes consistently.

Person Specification



  • We offer more than just a job at NCHA and want to equip you with the right skills and knowledge to continually exceed expectations and grow. No experience is required! We are currently recruiting Support Workers and Care Assistants to join our friendly team.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham Community Housing Association


59 Cobwell Road



DN22 7BW

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