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Housing Plus Qara (HPQ) is currently recruiting full time, part time and sessional key workers. The primary work of HPQ is supporting young people leaving care who live in our shared accommodation based in North West London.
The successful candiates will offer key work support in helping young people in their day to day activities, preparation for independent living and education or training. You will work in partnership with other professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for the young people.
You will have a minimum qualification of NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in social care and have experience of working with young people, some of whom can present challenges. A local knowledge of North West London would be beneficial.
This role requires a flexibility that will meet the needs of the young people and therefore, involves some evenings and weekend working.
PQ offer competitive rates of pay, professional supervision and appraisal and development opportunities.
Please email expressions of interest and a CV by Wednesday, 18 April 2012 to apply for the first round of interviews. Shortlisted applicants for these interviews will be advised that they are invited to interview by Monday, 23 April (latest). Interviews will take place on 26 and 27 April 2012.
HPQ is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment and all staff work to a code of conduct. HPQ operates stringent safer recruitment procedures. These posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau.