Support Worker

Recruiter
networx
Location
Bath, Somerset
Salary
Salary £9,106 per annum
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
NTXAD456173
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker / Housing / Supported Accommodation
Bath
Salary £9,106 per annum
18.5 hours per week, permanent
Happy to Talk Flexible Working
 

Our client is recruiting a part time support worker to join a fantastic, supportive team who are passionate, driven and committed to making opportunities for some of the most vulnerable young people in our community.
 
As an organisation they embrace diversity, promote equality and encourage their colleagues to utilise a wide range of engagement techniques to help their customers achieve and thrive. 
 
Our client is committed to the continued professional development of their teams and they offer training opportunities to ensure that you are successful in your role to support young people to fulfil their potential.
 
If this sounds like something that you would be interested in being a part of you should apply!
 
Background 
Our client is about providing people with homes and much more.  They are one of the largest landlords in the South West and ranked in the top 50 of The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to work for in the whole of the UK.  They care about their colleagues and this is evident in their sense of pride and the tireless work they do to support their customers.
 
What you'll be doing 
You’ll be working in the supported accommodation service at Pathways which works holistically with young people, supporting them in a planned way to address the barriers they experience in the face of homelessness.
 
You’ll help to provide a package of resettlement, independent living skills and motivate them to re-engage in education, training or work. 
 
You’ll use your ability to engage, support and motivate people with a diverse range of needs, to prepare for independent living as well as fulfil their personal goals and aspirations.
 
More about you

 

You’ll have experience of working in a housing, social care or community environment, with a good understanding of the challenges and issues affecting young people and be keen to join our client in creating both vibrant and safe places for people to live.  You’ll be highly self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 
You’ll be travelling around to properties the BANES area so you will need transport.
 
Our client will need to take up an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check for this role which they will do for you when you start.
 
When and where you'll be doing it 
Flexibility will be essential as the hours of work are 18.5 hours per week on a 5 week rolling shift pattern, including evenings up to 9 p.m, weekends and bank holidays.
 
You’ll be based at Pathways in Bath
 
What will you get in return? 
Our client thinks you’ll have a job that makes you feel good about what you’re doing – you will make a difference to customers’ lives every day.
 
You’ll get:

 

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

 
Closing Date: 5th September 2019 
Interviews: 1st stage interview: 16th September 2019, 2nd stage interview: TBC

 

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