Support Worker

Employer
Prospectus
Location
Lewisham
Salary
Up to £11.20 per hour + Holiday Pay
Closing date
10 May 2019

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Function
Fundraising, Supporter Development
Sector
Housing & Homelessness
Hours
Full Time
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Our client is a London based charity aiming to prevent homelessness. They work closely with vulnerable and socially excluded people to help transform their lives. They are currently looking to recruit 2 x Support Workers for one of their hostels based in Lewisham. This assignment is expected to last 3 months.

As a Support Worker, you will provide vulnerable homeless adults, with a history of rough sleeping with an effective, high quality support service within a supported housing context. Providing tailored support to a caseload of clients, you will conducting key working sessions to ensure they are receiving the support they require to assist them in achieving a life away from the streets. With many presenting with multiple and complex needs, you will work collaboratively with colleagues and external agencies to ensure a wrap-around service that is effective and enables services users to achieve their goals and aspirations.

To be successful, you must have experience of key working a caseload of homeless adults presenting with complex needs, conducting risk assessments, support plans and have a working knowledge of safeguarding. You must also have demonstrable experience of working with clients with substance misuse, mental health and/or homeless-related needs, or a combination of these client groups. Candidates must also have a good level of computer literacy and numeracy.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Sunday, on a rota basis including early and late shifts

To be considered, you must be available immediately and be in possession of a fully enhanced DBS check that is registered to the online update service.

We believe our clients change the world for individuals, communities and society. For over 60 years Prospectus has been working across the UK and internationally to connect talented people with beyond profit organisations.

 

Contact Us
  • 20/22 Stukeley Street
  • London
  • WC2B5LR
  • GB
  • (020) 7691 1925
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