Youth Support Worker

Full time | Employer - @ UK Fostering Midlands
  • Post Date: 10 Mar, 2022
  • Salary: £19k – £24k pa
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Job Detail

  • Experience Experience of direct work with children and young peopleYears
  • Qualifications Social Worker

Job Description

Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description:

UK Fostering is rated OUTSTANDING in all categories by Ofsted. We are recruiting a Youth Support Worker to work alongside our social workers and foster carers, to support our children and young people.
We work hard to achieve positive and sustainable changes in children’s lives and support our foster families to a very high standard.
The successful applicant will have experience of direct work with children and young people for example in a residential setting, a youth offending team or a school. Exceptional interpersonal skills, a proven track record of displaying flexibility, versatility and working as an integral member of a small team are essential.

The job description includes the following aspects:

  • Hold a small case load to support children and young people through direct one-to-one work.
  • Undertake visits to foster carers and provide administrative support to social workers.
  • Supervise family contact between children and birth families.
  • Participate in meetings with other professionals and complete comprehensive records of discussions.
  • Help organise social events for the foster families and children.
  • Work alongside qualified social workers to arrange and deliver group work to carers and children.
  • Support the preparation and setup of training events for carers and staff.


  • Salary of £19k – £24k pa, depending on skills and years of experience.
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing to 22 with length of service.
  • Access to BUPA Health Insurance after a qualifying period.
  • Working with a wonderful team of people, with lots of inter-company support and training.

Must haves:
Must be a car driver and have access to a car to perform this role.
UK Fostering is an equal opportunities employer and adheres to safer recruitment practices. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Academic Qualification:
Social Worker

Exceptional interpersonal skills, flexibility, versatility

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