Project Worker - Part Time
£10.50 per hour
Unspecified (Full time)
Project Worker – Part Time
Stoneleigh House, Bristol
24 hours per week – Shifts to cover Monday to Friday between 9am –
We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to join our friendly and dedicated team at Stoneleigh House.
This role involves working with adults aged 18 to 65 with a range of mental health needs, supporting them in developing their skills to enable them to live as independently as possible. Stoneleigh House consists of 10 studio apartments and two one-bedroom apartments.
If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a fabulous opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.
Read more about Stoneleigh House here
The role of Project Worker will include:
Providing safe accommodation for residents with mental health conditions
Assessing and identifying residents’ needs in terms of their health, wellbeing and tenancy and referring them to relevant agencies if necessary
Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the residents, actively encouraging choice and involvement
Regular key working and support planning to ensure relevant support is provided to enable our residents to maximise their own potential and level of independence
Assisting residents to resolve or prevent housing debts that impinges on their ability to pay for their housing
Providing assistance to claim and manage housing benefits and offering advice in relation to fulfilling tenancy conditions
Some lone working
Skills and experiences:
A sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management and an understanding of occupancy agreements
Experience of supporting mental health clients
The ability to work on your own initiative as you will be required to source innovative solutions to problems that allow residents’ independence to be enhanced
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar
Self motivated and confident in lone working, whilst adhering to internal working procedures
Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?
We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.
We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.
Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?
As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:
A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
Health and well-being plans
A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
A wide range of learning and development opportunities
The full time equivalent for this role is hours
£ per hour effective from 1st January 2022
We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here
Read the full job profile here
Closing Date: 14 December 2021
We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.
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Building Equality and Diversity
Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.