Support Worker

Location
Weston-super-Mare
Salary
£16,572 to £22,425
Posted
14 Dec 2018
Closes
11 Jan 2019
Ref
00325121
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker

Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, with flexibility and real potential for growth?

The Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA) is an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We are currently going through a large period of growth and have vacancies for Relief Support Workers.

Position: Support Worker
Location: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset (Commutable from Bristol, Bridgwater, Wells, Burnham on sea and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 34 hours per week (availability of role at 18 hours & a role at 16 hours to total a 34 hour job split)
Salary: £16,572 to £22,425 pro rata per annum

Closing date: 11 January 2019
Interview dates: TBC

About the role:

Our Weston-Super-Mare Services provide supported accommodation for a range of clients, specifically young people between the ages of 16-25, young mums. Clients may stay for up to 6 months within our Service.

Some Services are staffed 24 hours a day by an experienced team who have experience with working with young people with complex needs and young parents

We are looking for support workers who can support our vulnerable clients and cover shifts over weekdays, weekends and nights.

You will effectively support with the management of the full range of housing clients in order to help them move towards independent living.

About you:

To be considered for this role you will have experience in providing effective support to clients within a supported housing environment. You will possess a clear understanding of the service delivery and resources available for those within supported housing to help them move towards independent living. Strong administration and communication skills are essential.

You will ensure that all service users are given the security and support to maximise their independence, dignity and choice in accordance with the aims of the project. Candidates will need a patient and calm professional manner and a fair, non-discriminatory and non-judgemental approach.

A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for this role.

The Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA) is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community,

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Relief Support Worker, Support Assistant, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Care Worker, Not for Profit, Social Care, Volunteer, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, Community Care, Healthcare Assistant, Vulnerable People, Social Worker etc.

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