Support Assistant

Recruiter
Location
Croydon
Salary
£20000 per annum
Posted
21 Sep 2016
Closes
27 Sep 2016
Ref
HQ00168182
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Prospectus are delighted to be partnering with a leading sheltered housing provider, striving to help homeless young people build firm foundations by facilitating their independence and integration into society. They are now currently looking for an enthusiastic Support Assistant to join their dedicated and passionate team, based in South East London.

The aim of this role will be to support and empower service users to increase their self management, confidence and life skills to help work towards sustaining independent living. As Support Assistant you will work closely alongside your Support Worker colleagues to assess customer needs and risks and provide individualised tailored support plans.

To be successful in the role of Support Assistant, you will most importantly be able to demonstrate passion and motivation to support vulnerable people on their path to independent living and have a good understanding of the causes and challenges of homelessness. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, will work well as part of a team and be approachable and accessible to colleagues and customers alike.

If you are interested in building invaluable practical experience within the social care environment, please send your CV in Word Format (a Cover Letter is not required at this stage). More information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.