Are you looking for a new role that will give you variety and a sense of achievement?
We are looking for experienced Lead Workers (Support Workers) who have a background in supporting adults who are homeless or about to be homeless and we want to hear from you today!
Alternatively, are you passionate about social care and making a difference? Are you looking for a career change or are you looking for your pathway into social care? I want to hear from you today!
Support Worker - Longer Term Accommodation
Salary and benefits
For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary of £19,805, and a very desirable employee package that includes birthday leave, new house move leave, employee assistance programme, cycle purchase scheme, gym flex discount, Costco discount card, eye-care vouchers, up to 50% off monthly public transport, taste card which enables you to have discount on restaurants, cinemas, theatre and hotels, 34 days annual leave with the choice to buy or swap extra days.
Location and hours
37.5 hours, covering a varied shift pattern - Monday to Sunday - Full-time. Birmingham office and out in the community.
The company and the service
We are in partnership and collaborating with a fantastic client who are a registered care and support charity, who specialise in delivering homes, services, and innovation for the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands and providing support to vulnerable adults. They provide the very best service, and they would love your help to continue that process.
Young Peoples Long Term Accommodation Service is for single people aged between 16- 25 adults or who find themselves living in precarious housing or are homeless as defined by the Homeless Reduction Act. The service is open to anyone living who has a local connection to Birmingham as defined by the Housing Act 19. This service is located in the Birmingham Local Authority Area, with projects in Camp Hill, Erdington, and Highgate. The service we provide is person centred and will be delivered in the home provided.
Overview of the role
The client is looking for a full-time Lead Worker to provide person centred support to customers, reporting any safeguarding concerns in line with policy and procedure. To support customers with life skills and empower them to make a positive contribution to society and become self-sufficient; this includes recording case studies that reflect achievements of outcomes.
" Providing a flexible, responsive service which operates in a timely and person-centred manner
" Signposting customers to relevant sources of information, support, guidance, and advice
" Effectively working in partnership with external agencies for the benefit of customers
" Completing and following clear risk assessments, and adhering to the organisations Health and Safety Policy
" Completing and maintaining accurate records in line with the requirements (including detailed support plans, risk assessments and regular checks).
Required Skills, Experience, & Knowledge
" Passion and desire to help people who are struggling with their tenancy and are at risk of homelessness
" A DBS on the update service
" Professional or personal experience working with young people or adults with learning disabilities or mental health
" Transferable skills which could enable you to support vulnerable adults who are at risk of homelessness
All applications must be accompanied with a current CV. If successful you will be required to have a current DBS on the update service, eligibility of right to work, and your start date will be subject to sufficient references.
If you want to help make a difference to service users and also your career, click apply now, or call Samuel on 0121 480 8217 for more information.