Boost Key Worker (Maternity Cover) - The Roberts Centre

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Job type

Part Time, Fixed Term


£23,432 - £23,432 (Full Time Equivalent)

Closing date

12 May 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 1 year Maternity Cover Boost Key Worker post within a unique, child-focussed charity, based in Portsmouth. The Roberts Centre enjoys an enviable reputation for its work with families and children and has achieved national recognition for its high quality services in the areas of parenting, childcare and homelessness.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Support Worker/Youth Worker who is looking for a new and exciting challenge working with young people.

Job Title: Boost Key Worker – Maternity Cover

Hours: 28 hours to be worked over 4 days with Wednesday off

(some pre-arranged evening and weekend work will be required)

Location: Crasswell Street, Portsmouth

Salary: £23,432 FTE  (£17,732 pro rata)

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who shares our values and who has the passion to help us to improve the lives of children young people and families.

  • Are you a highly motivated Support Worker who has experience of working with young people?
  • Do you have a child focused, ‘can-do/muck-in’ attitude and able to respond flexibly to the changing needs of a small, proactive organisation?

If so, you might be just the person we are looking for.

In return, the successful candidate will receive; a generous annual leave entitlement, an in depth induction period, an individual development programme, in house training days, an employee counselling line and the chance to work with some amazing people.

The BOOST Pathway, is a key project in our Children & Young Peoples division, providing life skills training and on-going support to young people leaving care up until they are 25 years old. It also provides up to 10 units of supported housing and 2 training flats.

Successful applicants will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by The Roberts Centre.

Closing Date: 12th May 2021.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Application packs are available by telephoning Lin Kitchener, HR Manager on 02392 296919 or Emailing