Support Officer - BASS- High Wycombe, Slough and Watford

High Wycombe
£20,000 - £24,999
09 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Officer - BASS- High Wycombe, Slough and Watford

Job type - Full Time/ Permanent

Salary - Up to £21,077 per annum depending on candidates experience (We will also negotiate additional supplements of unsocial working hours and area weighting)

Hours - 35 hours per week (+ 5 hours paid lunch)

Location - High Wycombe, Slough and Watford

Nacro facilitate the Bail Accommodation and Support Service (BASS), which is a national service across England and Wales. The service allows courts to make greater use of bail by providing accommodation in the community with support for adult defendants who could not otherwise be bailed. BASS also provides for Home Detention Curfew, Intensive Community Order Residence Requirement and Additional License Conditions. Nacro is delivering this service on behalf of the Ministry of Justice.

Who we are looking for?

We are searching for a Support Officer to provide support to promote independent living together with high quality housing and property management to service users in a group of properties within the High Wycombe, Slough and Watford area. This will include inducting service users into the property, conducting risk assessments and work with the service user to create an individual, strength-based Support Plan.

A Motivated, Flexible and organized car driver willing to priorities work within short notice is desirable

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Support officer is required to visit each property 3 times a week and conduct weekly support sessions with all service users assigned to him/her.
  • Remote support is available from a Senior Support Officer and the Service Manager regularly or upon request.
  • Must use Safeguards in place are an Alertcom - training required before use, work telephone and outlook diary
  • Identify service users strengths, resources and aspirations, understanding these are central to engaging service users in their support plan and contributing to the prevention and management of challenging/unacceptable behaviour.
  • Ensure timely responsiveness to void turnaround is kept to a minimum and no more than a maximum of 7 calendar days where repairs, cleaning and replacement furniture and equipment are required.
  • Undertake basic cleaning tasks as required.
  • Access to one's own vehicle and a valid driver's license is required

A DBS check will be required for this role.

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