Support Worker
Overview
Reference
BT20IT072
Job Banding
Band 2
Location
Haselmere
Vacancy Type
Contract
Posted
September 14, 2023
Expiry
November 23, 2023
Salary
£12 -
£14 Per hour
Support Worker
Immediate Start
Description

We are seeking to recruit Support workers with proven experience in Refuge Settings and in DA settings for short and long term Contracts in and outside London .

Candidate Requirements: –

  • Right to work (valid Passport or Valid Visa)
  • An Enhanced DBS
  • Annual Mandatory Training Certificates
  • 3 Professionals References
  • Immunisation Records
  • Recent work experience in UK

Your Key responsibilities will include:

  • To deliver housing related support to adults with a range of needs, to understand their strengths and build on these to help clients meet their aspirations in a range of areas of interest and value to the individual.
  • Improve each client’s quality of life; prevent homelessness through promoting or maintaining independent living skills and appropriate move on.
  • Provide relevant support in accordance with the client’s range of needs via support and safety planning and aspirations assessments and through one-to-one keywork sessions.
  • Assist service users to attend educational, leisure and health related activities, accompanying as appropriate
  • To maintain accurate service users’ records and all other records relating to the upkeep and maintenance of the service. This includes electronic based records on our organisational system.
  • To carry our Housing Management functions including the collection and management of rent, reporting of repairs and managing the beginning and end of tenancies/licences at the schemes.
  • Encourage and promote effective multi-agency working to ensure that the risks of services users are mitigated and that the needs and aspirations of service users are met to a high standard, including establishing close contacts with various communities, statutory and voluntary organisations.
  • To assist with domestic tasks, when appropriate
  • Have knowledge of and follow relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • To take part in regular supervisions and annual appraisals, and seek out and take up opportunities for continuous professional development within the service, organisation and externally

Key Skills will include: –

Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship management skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Creative Problem-Solving skills including Conflict Resolution.
  • Organisation and Planning skill to deliver multiple priorities to tight deadlines
  • Creativity in engaging residents to co-produce initiatives to engage individuals via activity and event planning
  • Ability to use a range of approaches to ensure effective person-centred support planning.
  • Ability to maximise independence by motivating and supporting service users towards their goals.
  • Ability to travel and work across the services when required.
  • Basic awareness of health and safety issues
  • Willingness to cook and clean with the service users (where appropriate)
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately

 

Seek Staffing Ltd specialises in the placement of medical and non-medical staff into Agency, permanent, temporary and contract positions to Hospitals, Care homes, Supported Living, Housing, Associations, Refuges and Private organisations. We believe in providing new ways to effectively support the staffing needs of every market we serve.

SAFEGUARDING: Seek staffing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people who are potentially at risk, and we therefore expect all staff and volunteers to do the same. We require all staff to undertake safeguarding training throughout their employment with Seek staffing Ltd.

Requirements
DBS
Right to Work
Own Car
Immediate Start
Mandatory Training
Location

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