Support Worker

Zoek Pin Hounslow East, Greater London, England


Permanent (Full time)

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Vacancy: Support Worker (Women Only) Vacancy Type: Permanent Full Time Hours of Work: 37 hours per week Salary: £20,762 per annum Location: East London Are you looking for a job where you can make a real difference? If you are caring, conscientious and enjoy helping others, apply now to join our Beverley Lewis House team, providing a high quality personal welfare support service for women with mental health / learning disabilities and other associated support needs. No previous experience is required. We will support you with a comprehensive induction and provide ongoing training and development. In addition to this we also offer excellent benefits including season ticket loan, employee discount scheme and a health and wellbeing program. Our safe house is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. You will be working with vulnerable women who may be fleeing violence, at risk of abuse or survivors of domestic violence including those at the point of crisis. You will conduct key work sessions on a regular basis and support the women in assessing and managing risk to themselves and their children’s safety. You will assist survivors in ensuring they are aware of their legal rights to protection and have access to the appropriate benefits such as housing. We follow the ethos of Positive Behaviour Support, engaging individuals in active support and focussing on community participation. The main duties for this post will be to provide emotional support to service users, promote daily independence and wellbeing, as well as offering personal care and support with daily living tasks. As a requirement of the role you will be working on a rota basis weekends, early mornings, afternoon shifts and nights. Apply Now: to apply please complete an online application, detailing your suitability for the position in the Supporting Statement section. Closing Date: 16 th November 2020 Please note that due to the nature of this position, it is an occupational requirement that this role is carried out by women only. This is in line with Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies. COVID 19: The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage. L&Q is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks as well as providing proof of eligibility to work in the UK. We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace. We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility. This job was originally posted as ######

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