Intensive Support Worker

Walsall, West Midlands
Circa £22,500 per annum
08 Feb 2018
22 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Intensive Support Worker
Salary Circa £22,500 per annum
Walsall,West Midlands
12 Months Fixed Term,37 hours per week

‘Promote health and prosperity where we can make a difference’ is one of our five strategic aims and the one that sets out our commitment to improve the health and wellbeing of our customers. If you enjoy working with customers and you have a genuine passion for making a difference, you could be the Intensive Support Worker that we’re looking for.

whg is a customer focused organisation with a strong social purpose, we are committed to supporting a reduction in rough sleepers in the Walsall area by increasing levels of tenancy maintenance and supporting customers to achieve and maintain independent living.

Notice we have used the word customer a lot? That’s because our customers are at the heart of everything we do, so it’s important that you support our culture and live by our values. You can make a difference to our customers lives and we will empower you to do this if you demonstrate the motivation we are looking for.

You will need a recent and relevant qualification or be qualified by experience to support to people with challenging and complex needs. Equally important, is a thorough understanding of relevant drugs and alcohol services, mental health services and welfare rights.  You must also have the ability to forge relationships and work effectively with a range of stakeholders.

If this sounds like the role for you we would love to hear from you. In return for these high expectations you will receive a competitive salary and a great benefits package, including a fantastic working environment, 27 days annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme, health cash plan and childcare vouchers.

For further information, please refer to the attached Job Description. whg is committed to safer recruitment and to the protection and safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults and will conduct appropriate background checks where necessary.

Early applications are encouraged as often we experience a high volume of interest for posts. We will review applications on a daily basis and once we have received sufficient applications we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date.