• Salary:
    £23,088 - £27,000 per year
  • Location:
  • Vacancy type:
  • Closing Date:
    28 April 2024

The Foyer on the Isle of Wight provides young people who are facing homelessness with a safe place to live, learn and make the transition to independent adulthood.

We have an opportunity for a Support Worker to join the team on a full time permanent basis. 

The starting salary is £23,088 - £27,000 per year.


The role

You'll be working within a skilled team providing housing related support to young people aged 16-30. We work in partnership with our young people to help them navigate and choose options around housing, education, and employment while respecting their right to choice and control in their decisions.

The support worker role covers a rolling rota pattern with some requirement for evening and weekend working.

We are looking for:

  • Experience of working in a support role with young people
  • An awareness of psychological informed environments and trauma informed practice
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment with excellent organisational skills
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining working relationships 
  • The ability to prioritise and manage your own workload effectively. 
  • Strong administrative skills
  • A willingness to learn and develop

An enhanced DBS checks will be undertaken for the successful candidate.


What we can offer you

As a member of the Foyer Team you will be part of a supportive, dedicated and friendly team that are committed to making change happen for young people.

We invest in our people, and you will be able to develop your skills and be part of something that makes a real difference to people's lives. This role can give you the opportunity for a career within a successful and diverse organisation.

Some of our benefits include:

  • £450 yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choice
  • Flexible working
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
  • A chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits package
  • A generous pension scheme matching up to 12%
  • Life cover as soon as you join us
  • You will be a part of our Recognition scheme where you can be gifted retail vouchers
  • A range of wellbeing discounts including Gym Memberships
  • A wide selection of other benefits available


About us

It's an exciting time to be a part of the team as Sovereign have joined forces with Network Homes to form SNG (Sovereign Network Group). Together we provide over 84,000 homes and invest in communities across London and the South of England. Our purpose is to provide good affordable homes in thriving communities that people love for generations.

We invest for the long term, in individual homes, our customers and work with partners to make a lasting difference to our neighbourhoods. Sovereign Network Group's financial strength will enable us to meet housing needs, regenerate places and build on the existing strengths in our communities.

We are committed to our Equality Diversity and Inclusion strategy and believe that you can truly be yourself at SNG. Take a look at our careers site to learn more about us and our values.

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