Support Worker

6 days left

Location
M13 0AF, Manchester
Salary
£20,430 per annum
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
27 May 2018
Ref
SWR163
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Support Worker

Manchester – M13 0AF

Salary: £20,430 per annum

Permanent – 37.5 hours per week

Housingrecruit.com is advertising for a Support Worker on behalf of our client, a leading social housing provider based in Manchester.

This is an exciting opportunity for a full-time Support Worker at Wilson Carlisle House in Manchester working 37.5 hours per week. You will work on 5 week rolling rota working one weekend in five. Shifts are 9am -5pm, 7.30am - 3.30pm, 1pm - 9pm, 2pm - 10pm and 11am - 7pm.  The weekend shift is Saturday and Sunday 11am - 7pm.

Our client is proud to say that they are one of the top five housing associations across the United Kingdom. They play a critical role in providing affordable housing and support services to people of all ages and circumstances.

They have a dedicated workforce of around 2,500 people across England and Scotland – including people who work in support, customer services, maintenance, construction, finance, human resources and many more skills, trades and professions. Their people are at the heart of transforming lives and revitalising neighbourhoods.

Wilson Carlisle House is a 38-bed homeless hostel for men aged 18 – 65 who are ex-offenders.

As a Support Worker, you will be helping our customers to manage and sustain tenancies. You will secure the services and provide the support they require (drugs Mental Health Alcohol), improving customer’s health and well-being,

You will support customers with moving towards work, skills and education training (meaningful occupation), reducing their social isolation with the aim of move-on to independent living.

The Support worker will carry a caseload of 9 customers putting in place a full comprehensive Risk assessment and support plan and be competent in doing this, working with the customer through 121 Key work sessions, focusing on the risk and needs of the customer.

The successful applicant will be dynamic, enthusiastic and a proactive person that has had support work experience. Support workers liaise closely with police probation Drug/Alcohol & Mental Health teams. The successful candidate will have to have demonstrable IT skills and be used to working on many different systems

Your role will involve, providing positive support for our clients with risk assessments and support plans, you will work through challenging barriers, and empower clients to develop the skills needed to live independently.

You will work proactively, to form strong relationships and gain clients' trust, striving to provide the best possible service levels.

 

In return, you will receive 25 days holiday and access to the pension scheme.  Our client also invests in their employees and want you to develop within the organisation and offer training and development opportunities. 

 

Benefits include:

 

  • Tax free bikes
  • Car loan for scheme
  • Eye tests, glasses and lenses
  • Life assurance
  • Home contents insurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Reward gateway – fantastic high street and online savings

 

If you’re thinking of joining the organisation, our client would love to hear from you. They encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that they can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which they work.

Closing Date: 27th May 2018

 

How to apply:

For more information about the role or to complete the application process please click the apply button to go to the recruiter’s website. 

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