Project Worker

The Lyme Trust
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
£8 per hour
14 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Lyme Trust - Project Worker


To encourage and assist clients with their social, emotional and psychological needs.

To ensure the health and safety of clients and Lyme Trust property.

To provide clients with activities in a productive environment in line with mental health recovery and maintenance.


To support clients in all aspects of their day to day living, including emotional and practical care.

To investigate, co-ordinate and action, educational, social and recreational activities for clients.

To complete and review, an individual action plan and licence agreement with the client under the guidance of the Senior Project Workers

To provide the first point of contact for clients and emergency services in a crisis or emergency situation in the absence of a Senior Project Workers

To provide 24 hour cover where necessary

To take part in the On-Call and Back-Up On-Call on a rota basis.


Client Suppot

To be the first point of contact for the client

To co-ordinate and participate in all internal and external client activities

To engage in life skills training (cooking, cleaning, finance etc.)

To act as advocate and link worker for clients

To carry out specific client induction period in conjunction with the Senior Project Workers

To keep accurate records of all client contact

To carry out tasks highlighted through risk assessments

To assist clients to maintain their placement via regular contact with them

To contact emergency services or social service duty teams in times of crisis or in the absence of a member of the management team

To seek the advice of the on call management staff as and when required

Health & Safety

To ensure all Health & Safety regulations are adhered to

To assist in regular assessment of the emergency evacuation procedures

To assist in regular fire / safety equipment checks

To ensure the security of all Lyme Trust property and clients through regular checks and patrols

To liaise with outside services in cases of fire, intruders and vandalism

To supervise emergency evacuations

To ensure any safety equipment used is reported

To report any defects or repairs to the Senior Project Workers


To enforce working standards as agreed through the management team

To monitor quality standards of support

To carry out risk assessments in conjunction with the Senior Project Workers

To attend all meetings which fall within the remit of your role


To carry out cleaning duties as and when required

Any other reasonable tasks as requested by the Management Team


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