Support Worker

Hays Building
£9.00 - £11.00 per hour
11 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Jessica Cole
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time

Support Worker needed in Cheltenham for relief shifts with various Support Providers

Your new company

You will be working with a local support provider who focuses on promoting tenant independence and move on services for young vulnerable service users with backgrounds in homelessness, mental health and substance misuse.

Your new role

You will be working as a Support Worker supporting vulnerable service users with complex needs towards independence. You will be working on a relief basis, working a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends and waking nights. As a support worker you will be promoting independence and move on services. As a support worker you will be working a full time temporary position with a potential to go permanent. As a support worker you will be working on a shift basis with evenings, weekends and days required. You will carry out support plans, promoting service user independence, helping service users move on from the service. As a support worker you will be working with service users with complex needs, supporting young people with various backgrounds which may include mental health, substance misuse and homelessness. You will be covering the Gloucestershire area including Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud. As a support worker you will be carrying out support plans, tenancy advice and housing management support. As a support worker you will respond to emergency and crisis situations by providing support, advice, signposting or direct interventions as necessary. As a support worker you will champion service user empowerment, encouraging the services on offer are accessible and relevant.

What you'll need to succeed

To be a successful support worker you must have working knowledge in supported housing and have working experience in complex needs. To be a successful support worker you must have strong knowledge in support plans, be able to communicate with different backgrounds and be passionate about helping people. You must have access to a car and have a clean driving license. Furthermore, as you are working with vulnerable people you must have a DBS or have the documents to produce a DBS on your behalf.

What you'll get in return

Not only are you offered a competitive hourly rate but you will be joining an organisation who encourages development from within. You will be provided with relevant training and opportunities to further your knowledge and skills. This is a great role if you are looking to help vulnerable people and support towards independence. You will be joining an organisation who puts their staff at the forefront of their service and is a great opportunity to make a difference.

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