Support Worker

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
£18,212 per annum
04 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker
£18,212 per annum
37 hours per week

Do you want to WOW customers and join a forward thinking social housing company who want to invest and develop in a career that grows with you? Our Homelessness service is looking for a positive and dynamic person to join their high performing team.

Curo have been ranked in the top 50 in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to work for in the whole of the UK. We are one of the largest landlords in the South West, with a diverse portfolio of affordable and market rented homes.

What you'll be doing
You’ll be working with adult customers in our Homelessness service who may need support with poor mental health and alcohol/drug use to empower them to fulfil their potential.

You’ll also be carrying out housing management duties to ensure our customers are able to sustain their tenancy obligations.

More about you
You’ll 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’ll have a good understanding of support planning, risk assessments and empowering people to identify and achieve their personal goals and aspirations.

You’ll demonstrate a passion for delivering person centered services while maintaining contractual outcomes.  

You’ll be self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to keep accurate and up to date records.

At the same time you will demonstrate resilience and the desire to work in an interesting environment where no day is ever the same!

We will need to take up an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check for this role which we will do for you when you start.

When and where you'll be doing it
You will be able 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

What will you get in return?
We think you’ll have a job that makes you feel good about what you’re doing – you will make a difference to our customers’ lives every day.

You’ll get:

Additional day annual leave on your birthday
26 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays) rising to 29 after 3 years’ service
Opportunity to earn additional performance related pay
Company Pension contribution of up to 10%
Flexible Benefits including health care, gym membership, additional holiday purchase

Here at Curo we are about getting the right candidate for the right role, however we recognise that as an organization we are underrepresented in certain areas and therefore we operate the disability confident scheme to encourage disabled applicants and we welcome applications from candidates who are BAME or LGBTQ+.

Closing Date: Midday 21st January 2019

Interviews: 1st stage interview 29th January 2019, 2nd stage interview: TBC