Bank Project Worker - Homelessness

Zoek Pin West Dereham, Norfolk, England

£9.99 per hour

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 31 days ago

Bank Project Worker - Homelessness

Selwyn House, Dereham

£ - £

Hours as and when required - Shift times are negotiable

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank roles (sometimes referred to as “relief roles” in other companies) mean that you will be able to choose from available shifts and have the benefits of a consistent workplace combined with opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. However you aren’t guaranteed shifts every week as hours are worked as and when required.

We are seeking an experienced Bank Project Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our clients. At Sanctuary Supported Living, we are passionate about supporting people to live as independently as possible and to lead fulfilling lives. At Selwyn House, we provide support to people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.

The role of Bank Project Worker will include:

Ensuring that relevant support is provided to encourage our clients to maximise their own potential and level of independence
Assessing clients’ needs by writing and updating support plans
Being a first point of call to receive and direct all customer and resident queries
Developing professional relationships with clients, ensuring that clients maintain personal choice, privacy and dignity
Liaising with external support links to improve clients’ confidence, health and wellbeing and offer training and encouragement towards employment and education
Handling occasional emergency situations
Keeping accurate and high quality written records

Skills and experiences:

Experience working with vulnerable adults, people with mental health needs or substance misuse
Experience in support planning, key working, risk assessment and safeguarding
Previous experience working under challenging circumstances
Good communication skills
Ability to use IT systems confidently

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 and floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs.

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:

Health and well-being plans
A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
A wide range of learning and development opportunities
£ per hour (rising to £ after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s everydayisdifferent 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: 28 October 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.

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search LifeatSanctuary

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.

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