By: admin_thebrick On: August 13, 2021 In: Job Vacancies, Latest News Comments: 0

Job Title: Young Persons Support Worker

Salary: £9,551.36 pro. Rata (£11.48 per hour)


Hours: 16 hours per week, including weekends

Holidays: 30 Days including Bank Holidays ( Pro Rata )

Based at: Wigan

Number of positions available: 2

Responsible to: Young Peoples Accommodation Team Lead

Accountable to: Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty Trustees

Closing Date :12 Noon Friday 10th September

Interviews:  W.C 13th September

To Apply : Please review the attached Job Description and then upload your CV and Covering Letter

Please do not register using the link until you are ready to attach your documents.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive a large number of applicants.


The Brick is a small charity with big aspirations for people in need within our community. We provide RELIEF, RESTORATION and REFORMATION by offering tailored support, hope, and opportunity to those looking to improve their quality of life. We now are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and inspirational Emergency Access Intensive Housing Manager to join our team, a believer in the right to equal life chances with a passion to improve lives through collaboration and innovation.


The Young Peoples Accommodation is part of a community hub model that will offer wrap around care and support to those homeless and most vulnerable in Wigan. Individuals who stay at the Young Peoples Accommodation will be offered an intensive support package by key partners, highlighting agreed actions for sustainable move on. A Young Peoples Accommodation worker needs a knowledge and understanding of those The Brick look to house is critical in forming these holistic actions plans with support agencies. The intelligence collected on shift will be an integral part of the individual action plans used by agencies offering support.
The post holder will support the delivery and growth of the Young Peoples Accommodation hub and build trusting relationships with those using the provision and key partners. They will effectively and efficiently provide a safe and secure place to stay. An important element in keeping people safe is ensuring that the environment and its cleanliness is maintained, the post holder will support residents to engage in developing this and other life skills such as budgeting, cookery and domestic skills to support the sustainment of future properties as they transition through homelessness. They will identify needs and will liaise with key partners and services who will provide the appropriate support using a person-centred approach. These needs will be identified through carrying out inductions and support plans with individuals residing with The Brick and reviewing these through face-to-face sessions. They will work with individuals to identify opportunities of Restoration, in which they will engage as an expectation of placement at the Young Peoples Accommodation.

The post holder will be expected to take responsibility for personal development, identifying personal training needs and participate in regular supervision and appraisal.