Senior Young Persons Mentor
Jul 05, 2024

Senior Young Persons Mentor

£26,000 per annum
Bracknell, RG6
Full Time , Permanent

Senior Young Persons Mentor – 16+ Accommodation Based Service

Hours: 37.5 hours working on a rota pattern (inc weekends and Bank Holidays)

Work Setting: 5 bed Supported Accommodation home located in Bracknell with care experienced young people aged 16+

At Storyy Group we believe that every young person deserves a champion who will ensure that each one of our young people has a brighter future.

To make this dream a reality we provide residential care, semi-independent accommodation, alternate school provision and positive pathways for children and young people.

The 16+ accommodation-based services provide intensive support to Care Experienced young people. We do not provide personal care.

We have a number of bases across Berkshire including primary and secondary alternative education sites, creative arts, boxing, and construction in addition to children’s homes and supported accommodation.

We collaborate with local authorities, schools, parents, and carers to engage children and young people in learning, positive activities, and pathways for their future. We give them the support and tools they need to write their own Storyy.

Key Objectives

Your role as a Young Persons Mentor is to provide support to young people in a supportive and caring home environment with a focus on each person being able to:

  • Be Healthy
  • Stay Safe
  • Enjoy and Achieve
  • Make a Positive Contribution
  • Achieve Economic Wellbeing

Day to day responsibilities

  • To provide exceptional person centred and innovative support when and where it is needed
  • To adopt a lead role within the service, managing Young Persons Mentors and ensuring contract and Ofsted regulation compliance
  • Embedding a positive culture with person centred support at the forefront of working practices
  • To adopt and provide “Trauma Informed Support”
  • To build supportive, trusting, and positive relationships with young people
  • To encourage ‘positive risk taking’ within a safe risk assessed framework
  • To provide support with daily living skills and activities to ensure the young people enjoy a high quality of accommodation that is both safe and enjoyable
  • To involve the young people with the design, delivery, and development of the service
  • To empower each young person to apply for and receive all housing and welfare benefits they are entitled to
  • To fully understand the aims, objectives, and ethos of ‘outcomes focused support services’ and reflect these in your daily work.
  • To ensure that all Storyy Group and local authority safeguarding policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To ensure that regular opportunities are given for young people to feedback on the service and for consultation and to ensure that this information is used to improve the service
  • To keep accurate, confidential, and up to date support records for effective and efficient working
  • To maintain the cleanliness of the premises
  • To attend regular meetings, training, and supervisions to help your own professional development
  • Collaborating closely with external professional teams that support the young people
  • Ensuring the young person and the service is safe and to raise and safeguarding concerns as soon as you become aware
  • Work within Ofsted regulations and Quality Standards.
£26,000 per annum
Bracknell, RG6
Employment type
Full Time , Permanent
Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 100 MB.

Company info

We work with local authorities, schools, teachers, parents and social-care institutes to engage young people in learning and put them on the path for an incredible future. By tapping into children’s interests, we’re able to better connect with them and engage them for longer – giving them the best possible chance of excelling.

We provide safe places on-site, offsite and residentially for young people in a variety of areas including – Offsite & onsite alternative provision, High quality residential and bespoke care packages and Transitions from registered care services onto semi independent and through to adulthood.

Let's talk. Get in touch with us today!

Ask a question
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Risus morbi magna non, vitae placerat molestie viverra molestie odio.

    Thank you, the team will be in touch shortly