Our client, based in Buckinghamshire, is currently recruiting for both a Senior Support Worker and a Support Worker on a temporary contract, initially for six to eight weeks. Our client is proud to be a specialist support provider with a broad scope of services and projects for those with a range of complex needs.
The position is due to start immediately with full and part time positions available. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience for this position.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with vulnerable people and have access to their own car.
Duties will include (but not limited to):
SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER
• Responsible for the management of four support workers whilst in the process of starting up a new project
• Responsible for providing a programme of planned support for between 10 – 15 service users, primarily rough sleepers
• Acting as a lead role in assessment processes for clients with complex need
• Setting up, chairing and managing case conferences and inter-agency meetings
• Promoting the service by doing presentations, producing documents and project planning
• Acting as the lead on making and maintaining links with other organisations
• Responsible for a range of aspects of project development within the service
• Working positively with new demands and changes required in the service
• Working with customers, primarily rough sleepers to improve skills and overcome barriers so they are able to successfully move on to independent housing
• Creating support plans to identify individual goals and support service users’ needs to achieve them
• Drawing up appropriate support and action plans using regular review and appropriate tools to monitor progress
• Liaising and working with colleagues in other agencies including Mental Health, Adult Social Care, Rough Sleepers Partnership, and any other partners to ensure the smooth running of the project
• Motivating and facilitating clients to be actively involved in the community by providing support on skills development, training, volunteering, employment, healthy activities
• Providing information and advice on welfare rights, housing options, tenancy rights and responsibilities
• Providing information about the development of customers social network and participation in their local community, including employment, education and training opportunities
• Working with clients to help them learn, or improve, their practical life skills (eg budgeting, paying bills, planning meals) for independent housing
• Experience working with vulnerable people
For further information on the position, please contact Grace Lane or Samuel Geary on (Apply online only).
James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role