Support Workers (Bank)

Coastline Housing Limited
Redruth, Cornwall
£9.44 per hour
05 Aug 2019
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Support Workers (Bank) 
Camborne and/or Redruth, Cornwall 

Do you have experience of delivering face-to-face support to a diverse client group? Want to facilitate the success of a vital service that supports vulnerable people in Cornwall? If so, read on.  

About Us 

We are Coastline Housing, an independent, not-for-profit housing association owning and managing over 4,500 homes.  

Coastline is built on strong values of:  

- putting our customers first;  
- openness, honesty and accountability;  
- striving to be the best; and  
- valuing our colleagues  

We are dedicated to providing great homes, delivering great services and employing great people.  

With an Investors in People Silver accreditation and a placing in the Top 100 Best Not-for-Profit organisations to work for, Coastline is a growing company with a strong reputation. 

We are now looking for a number of bank Support Workers to join our team and support the delivery of our crisis accommodation service.  

The Benefits 

- Salary of £9.44 per hour  
- Bonus 
- Healthcare cash back scheme    
- High street discount scheme    
- Cycle to work scheme    

This is a brilliant opportunity to give back to your community in a rewarding, flexible role that you can fit around your existing responsibilities.  

Joining a passionate and hard-working team, you will have the chance to help tackle homelessness as part of a people-focused business.  

The Role 

As a Support Worker, you’ll support the delivery of our crisis accommodation service, covering shifts for annual leave and other employee absences.  

The crisis accommodation service supports people with complex needs, those who are homeless and those who need direct access to short-term accommodation and support.  

You’ll help a broad range of clients, including individuals with needs relating to rough sleeping, homelessness, alcohol and/or drugs, mental health or a history of offending.  

About You 

To join us as a Support Worker, you’ll need:  

- Experience of delivering informal, face-to-face support to a diverse client group  
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills  
- The ability to sensitively manage challenging behaviours 
- A full driving licence and access to your own transport  

A qualification in a care related field would be beneficial, as would experience of completing needs and risk assessments. Experience of preparing and reviewing support plans would also be an advantage. 

Other organisations may call this role Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant, Outreach Worker, Housing Support Worker, Homelessness Support Worker or Accommodation Support Worker.  

The closing date for applications is the 16th August 2019.  

This is a zero hours contract, with day, evening and weekend shifts included.  

Webrecruit and Coastline Housing are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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