Support Worker

Zoek Pin B37 5QX, Birmingham

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 9 days ago

Support Worker

Permanent | 35 hours | Chelmsley Wood/Solihull - Must hold full UK driving licence & have access to own vehicle for work purposes

Come and join our GreenSquareAccord Support team as a Support Worker at our Ipswich Walk Accomodation. We create communities by investing in innovative services that meet the diverse needs of our customers, today and tomorrow.

Our team makes a real difference to people's lives, through a variety of community projects and initiatives; our mission is Building better lives and we'd love you to join our team and be part of that.

The Position

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Support Worker to provide housing related support to homeless individualsliving within our temporary accomodation in Chelmsley Wood/ Solihull area.

The post is based at our Ipswich Walk accommodation project offering tenancy related support to homeless individuals.

The essence of the Support Worker role is to provide person centred support to our clients to assist them with appointments, finding permanent accomadationand to deliver a great service that engages them in working towards thierpositive future.

The clients that we work with have a diverse range of support needs therefore it is an essential element of our role as a Support Worker that you have experience and relevant knowledge of the needs of vulnerable peopleand how these needs can be residents will be assisted with support plans and assisted to move on within 8 weeks

We need someone who is confident to work within a small team as well as being a lone worker. You will be proficient in using Microsoft Office packages and maintaining accurate written records.

The successful Support Worker is required to take responsibility for completing all essential support tasks as a key worker whilst maintaining professional boundaries and confidentiality.

No two days are the same in this role which is what makes it so enjoyable. Please read through the job description for more information.

The successful Support Worker will be expected to work on a 4 week rolling rota which will include weekends and bank holidays. You will be expected to complete sleep-in shifts where an additional allowance of £75 is paid. You will also need to have a full Driving Licence and access to a car.

This a full time 35 hours per week contract for £18,837 per annum.

Essential: As you will be travelling to escort clients for viewings to move-on accommodation, it is essential you have a full UK Driving License and the use of a car.

What we can offer you

A great place to work with friendly and supportive teams

The opportunity for you to learn, develop and progress with us

A generous package of terms and conditions, including 24 days annual leave and occupational sick pay.

Access to our rewards and benefits scheme including discounts for major high street stores, supermarkets, holidays and days out.

Please note all vacancies are subject to an acceptable DBS check.

How do I apply?

Click the apply now button or email (url removed)- We will be in touch with you to discuss your application further soon.

If you require any further information or have any questions please callSarah on (phone number removed).

The specialist Recruitment Team can be contacted on (phone number removed).

About us

In April 2021, GreenSquare and Accord Housing Association merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. GreenSquareAccord now provides over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people, we deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year and have a geographical reach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Salisbury, Wiltshire. We have a staff team of approx. 4,000 people.

The GreenSquareAccord story is about building better lives. GreenSquareAccord is committed to building more homes and providing more care and support to more people, whilst still delivering the locally-focused services to the people who need them most.

Everything we do comes back to people - whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home, helping someone to live an independent life, addressing social injustice and equality and everything else in between.

Our vision for GreenSquareAccord is to be an organisation where people can enjoy happiness, health and prosperity

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