Relief Support Worker (Supported Housing)

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£10.22 per hour
19 Sep 2018
17 Oct 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Relief Support Worker (Supported Housing) 

Our client is an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Their aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. They are currently going through a large period of growth and have vacancies for Relief Support Workers. 

Position: Relief Support Worker 
Location: Eastbourne and Newhaven, East sussex 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: Variable shifts as and when required ranging from days, nights, weekends and evenings. 
Salary: £10.22 per hour 
Benefits: Pension scheme, Annual Leave 

Closing date: 17th October 2018 

About the role: 

As a Relief Support Worker, you will provide ad-hoc shift cover for their Support Workers across their East Sussex Service. Their Relief bank provides essential cover at their services when Support Workers are on annual leave, training or off sick. 

Their services are East Sussex Young Mothers Service Eastbourne, East Sussex Young Mothers Service Newhaven and Newhaven Foyer. ESYMS are x2 bed houses providing support to 16-25 year old women who are pregnant and / or have a child. Newhaven Foyer is a 37 bed supported housing project offering 24 hour support to young single males and females experiencing homelessness. 

About you: 

You will need a patient and calm professional manner and a fair and non-discriminatory, non-judgemental approach. Proven experience of effectively providing support to clients (preferably young people) and working with clients who are difficult to engage is essential, as are good I.C.T., administration and communication skills. Ability to work flexible hours is beneficial.

A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for these roles.

As an equal opportunities employer, our client welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We may also ask you to provide a criminal record Enhanced Disclosure as you will be dealing with vulnerable people. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. A copy of our ‘Criminal Records Policy’ is available from Personnel. 

You may have experience of the following: : Support Worker, Relief Support Worker, Bank Support Worker, Community Support Worker, Community Support, Care Assistant, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Supported Housing, Recovery Services, Drug & Alcohol, Floating Support Work, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Vulnerable Adults, etc.

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