Support Worker - (40 hours per week, Permanent)

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£21,215 per year + 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata for part-time); a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assis

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 44 days ago

Do you want to make a difference?

Are you passionate about supporting people to make positive changes in their lives?

We are seeking to recruit an experienced support worker to join our existing team. Darbyshire House is an accommodation unit for 45 Males experiencing homelessness (bed and breakfast and self-catering). The role of Support Worker is an inspirational one and key to achieving outcomes for vulnerable clients. As a motivated and dynamic Support Worker you will be responsible for working closely with our clients, developing and delivering a programme of high-quality support which promotes clients' choice and control.

Our aim is to support clients by providing a settled period of accommodation during which time staff can help them to develop their capacity, self-esteem and life skills to enable them to live independently in the community.

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:

Knowledge of the benefits system and an understanding of supported housing funding streams and reporting requirements
Legislation relating to Health & Safety and safeguarding of clients and staff
Knowledge of the main support needs which are commonly faced by homeless and vulnerable clients
A positive attitude and a high level of motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive life outcomes.
The ability to work in a busy environment, be solutions focused, show good time management skills and demonstrate the ability to prioritise and make decisions under pressure
Proficiency in a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office.

In order to complete your application please download and read the advert and job profile. (Please note that once the job closes these documents will no longer be available to download)

In the 'You have' & person specification sections you will find the criteria required for the role, please make sure that you address this in your supporting statement.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and DBS check.

CVs will not be accepted. Promoting equality in the workplace .

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