Support Worker - Grantham - 28Hrs

£10,000 - £14,999
13 Jan 2021
16 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Support Worker

Location - Grantham

Hours - 28 average on rota (inc paid lunch breaks)

Salary - £21,062 (inc £1,300 unsocial hours)

Who are we?

We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives, building stronger communities and reducing crime. Last year alone we helped support, house, educate, advise and speak out for 38,000 disadvantaged young people and adults - and you could now help us make an even bigger impact going forward.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a passionate individual to work within our support team within our Adult service that operates 24 hours a day. The post is based in a residential hub in Grantham. This service is for adults with low level to complex needs including those with substance misuse issues and mental health issues.

You will need to be a passionate, inspirational and supportive person who has experience of working with vulnerable adults with a range of support needs.

The right person will have experience of delivering housing related support to vulnerable people and have an understanding of welfare rights and benefits.

The successful candidate for the Support Worker role will provide housing and property management related support to vulnerable individuals together with the aim of achieving a successful move on and other measurable outcomes.

You need to have the ability to work shifts between 3.30pm and 10.30pm including weekends

You must have at least one year’s professional experience of working with Young People or at least three years experience of providing care and/or support services within another social care setting.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Engage with actual and potential referral agencies including local authority central access point/gateway services, statutory and voluntary sector agencies in order to generate referrals for the service as required.
  • Plan and deliver an effective support and safety plan with the service user referring to specialist agencies as required. The progressions/outcomes identified, delivered and service user contact should be recorded, monitored, reviewed, and updated regularly and in line with contract requirements.
  • Ensure that properties are always adequately equipped, maintained, furnished, and cleaned.
  • Ensure the correct tenure and support agreement is issued and service users comply with these agreements, taking appropriate action in respect of noncompliance including non-engagement with support.
  • Empower and motivate service users to Identify and achieve desired outcomes. Actively engage with service users in decisions that affect them.

A DBS will be required for this role.

For more information on the role please click here Support Worker Role Profile (July 2020).doc

Please apply online.