Freephone 0800 234 6282

Carebank Support Workers 16+

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £10.20 per hour
  • Job reference: 12466
  • Job type: Carebank
  • Hours: Variable hours (24 hours rota)
  • Date Posted: Monday October 1, 2018
  • Application deadline: 31/12/2018

Carebank Workers

16 + Support Worker


Variable hours (24 hours rota)

Across London

We are recruiting for 16 + Support Carebank workers to join our existing staff teams across our services in London. We are looking for individuals who can positively engage with young people and who are passionate about improving their life chances, no matter how challenging the circumstances.

You will join a team of St Christopher’s Carebank workers providing staff cover across our services.  Our 16+ services you will offer life-skills support for older young people as they prepare for independence.  Administrative work and record keeping are essential.

With 24 hour rotas, the work can include weekends, bank holidays, early and late shifts, and waking nights.  You will need to possess strong communication skills and the ability to function effectively within diverse teams.

To apply you will have:

  • Direct Experience of providing services to vulnerable client groups.
  • The ability to engage with young people and understand their needs
  • The ability to motivate and inspire young people to achieve success
  • Patience and resilience to cope with challenging behaviour
  • The ability to be a positive role model
  • Good literacy, numeracy and IT skills
  • Access to reliable transport

Flexibility to work shifts, including nights, weekends and bank holidays

St Christopher’s takes its responsibilities towards safeguarding children extremely seriously. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS (police) checks and only official application forms will be accepted, (CVs will not be considered)..

St Christopher’s is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Interviews taking place monthly

Note: As we are a charity efficiency of our spending is paramount to us delivering our front line services. As such only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We would, therefore, like to thank you at this stage for any interest you may show in St Christopher’s.