The AIMS (Accommodation, Intense Mentoring, Skills) team supports young people aged 16-21 (extendable to 24 year olds) who are with leaving care services or who have experience of the care system. The team is made up of Trans-Disciplinary workers with experience in multiple fields who can take a flexible approach to meet changing needs and who have knowledge of the client group and the wider community.
We offer ‘everything in one place’ within a friendly atmosphere that includes Daily Breakfast Club, incentives for engagement and attendance, with plenty of opportunities to develop and achieve and will include other specialist agencies. There will be a strong focus on ‘Relationship Building’ Enrichment Activities and Life Skills which will include:
- Mentoring: Dedicated mentors will support young people by building significant and lasting relationships to maximise opportunities to develop transferable life skills, working towards Independent Living.
- Personal & Social Development Skills: Confidence and Self Esteem, Building Aspirations, Health & Wellbeing, Improving Social Capital, Building Resilience delivered by Mentors using our in house work book.
- Accommodation, Independent Living & Life Skills: Helping to Sustain Accommodation and will include the ‘Resettlement Passport’ that covers Pre and Post Tenancy. ‘Floating Support’ that includes all aspects of Tenancy Support.
- Education/Employment & Training: Mentors will provide support in connecting a young person to all opportunities for Training/ Education and Employment using our in house work book.
A celebration of each workbook completed will take place every quarter and will be rewarded with a further enrichment activity or high street voucher.
286/316 Scotland Road
Tel: 0151 291 7851
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