Support Worker / Housing / Social Care

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
£18,212 per annum
25 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker / Housing / Social Care
£18,212 per annum - up to 1 year fixed term to cover maternity leave
37 hours per week
Weston Super Mare

Our client is an established provider of supported housing in North Somerset and are looking for the right person to join their team in Weston-super-Mare, providing accommodation based support to single people with housing and mental health issues.

Do you have the personal skills to work with people when they most need help, without telling them what to do?

Our client works on an Asset Based Community Development ethos to empower their customers to fulfil their potential and are looking for candidates who can demonstrate a passion for delivering person centered services while maintaining contractual outcomes.

It is important that you have experience of working in a supported housing, social care or community environment, with a practical understanding of the needs of customers with mental health needs, homelessness and/ or alcohol and drug use. You will also have a good understanding of support planning, risk assessments and empowering people to identify and achieve their personal goals and aspirations.

Successful applicants will be required to commit to working as part of a shift system to cover the hours of:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 9am -6pm
Wednesday - 1pm -9pm
Saturday – 9-12pm

If this sounds like the exciting new challenge you’ve been waiting for, and you’ve got the passion, the ideas and the energy, we’d love to hear from you. Come and join a team that is making a real difference to peoples’ lives!

Closing Date: 12th February 2018
Interviews: 23rd February 2018