Support Worker

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
City of Westminster
Salary
Up to £11.20 per hour + (+holiday pay)
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
01 Oct 2019
Ref
HQ00176086
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Temporary

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 a Support Worker for one of their hostels based in Camden. This is a temporary assignment initially for 3-4 months.

As a Support Worker, you will provide vulnerable homeless service users, with a history of rough sleeping with an effective, high quality support service within a hostel 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.

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

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