Young Persons Development Worker in Dumfries and Galloway Council at Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom

Part Time

Website Dumfries and Galloway Council

This listing is about Dumfries and Galloway Council in Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Dumfries & Galloway Housing Partnership

Young Persons Development Worker

Salary: AP3 – £24,305 – £26,629

Employment Type: Fixed term until 31 March 2023

Hours: 35 hours per week (Shifts worked between 8a.m. and 8p.m. Monday-Friday and every fourth weekend)

Location: Dumfries

Are you customer focused? Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of young people? Are you passionate and committed to making lives better? Does this sound like you? If so, DGHP is looking for you to join our team.

DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group, is currently looking for enthusiastic and caring Housing Officers to join the business. We want candidates who excel in customer service, who are always looking to strive to go above and beyond for customers.

At Wheatley Group, our “Think Yes” culture empowers staff to make decisions and provide personalised services for our customers, at the first point of contact. This approach drives exceptional customer service and levels of customer satisfaction across Group, resulting in national and international recognition.

The primary role of the Young Persons Development Worker is to provide housing support to young people living in DGHP’s young care leavers project. The Development Worker is also responsible for occupancy management, which includes the sign-up meeting and supporting young people to adhere to terms of the occupancy. The support provided by the Young Persons Development Worker will help prepare the young person for moving on to permanent accommodation in an independent living environment.

The Development Worker works as part of a small team with a collective responsibility for ensuring that the project runs smoothly and that all young persons’ relevant needs are met.

The role is based full time in DGHP’s young care leavers project in Dumfries.

The post is subject to PVG registration.

If you would like to request any information on this role, please contact Anne Davies, Area Care Manager on 07557657954

Closing Date: Sunday 3 rd April 2022 at 5pm

Company: Dumfries and Galloway Council

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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