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Senior Caseworker – Skills & Employment Team 

Reference number: SW-004559
  • Salary: £25,526 - £29,501 p/a
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Employer: St Giles Trust
  • Location: Camberwell 

Are you a driven and compassionate individual with excellent people skills? Do you have the skills and commitment to undertake a role that’s diverse and fast-paced? Then join St Giles as a Senior Caseworker and you will be embarking on a highly rewarding and career-enhancing position.  

An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others.  

This exciting opportunity is based within our Skills & Employment Team which supports young people to achieve engagement in sustainable education, training, employment and a positive lifestyle, as well as improvement in their mental health, wellbeing and relationships.

About this role 

As a Senior Caseworker you will lead a small team of caseworkers and Peer Advisors, to provide a tailored one to one high-level service of engagement, advocacy and support for the young people. In addition, the senior caseworkers will work closely with the team leader and the Skills and Employment manager to assess standards of evidence and how well the data collected evidences the effectiveness of the young people’s journeys.

The aim will be to support young people to achieve engagement in sustainable education, training, employment and a positive lifestyle, as well as improvement in their mental health, wellbeing and relationships.

To secure this great opportunity: 

  • Substantial experience and strong track record in successfully supporting young people into sustainable employment.
  • Experience of working on a target driven project, and a proven ability to organise others to reach their targets
  • Awareness of Matrix standards and ability to implement quality assurance measures 
  • Have experience in collaborating with partner agencies
  • You will be an excellent communicator with impressive interpersonal skills

In return you can expect a competitive salary and generous leave allowance; staff pensions scheme, flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice & counselling service, season ticket loan and much more besides.

To apply: Please email andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk for the application link.

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Date posted: 03/06/2021

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