Support Worker (Housing Association)

Recruiter
Chapter 1
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£17589/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Support Worker (Housing Association) 

A great opportunity to work for a worthwhile charity. 

Chapter 1 is a charity and Registered Social Landlord that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people through a dedicated team of staff located throughout England. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We offer our services to anyone in need respecting their faith, culture and social background. We work in partnership with 29 local authorities and have a growing network of over 50 projects across the UK. 

Position: Support Worker 
Location: Liverpool 
Hours: Full time, 37.5 per week, Part time, 22.5 per week 
Salary: £17,589 p/a (pro rata for part time) 
Benefits: 25 days` annual holiday + bank holidays, Life Assurance, Pension scheme and an Employee Health Assistance Programme. 

Closing date: Wednesday 5th July 2017 

About the role: 

Mildmay House is located in Liverpool and is a hostel, which provides accommodation and support for 48 men who have previously been homeless. Our aim is to assist service users to gain the skills necessary for independent living. 

In this role you will be responsible for managing an assigned caseload contingent on needs, strengths, abilities and preferences of the service user served as well as providing assessment, monitoring, planning, linkage and advocacy for service users involved in the service. 

You will provide a high quality of one to one support in accordance with the aims and objectives of the project, this will include providing advice on housing, health and welfare benefits as well as participating in activities as appropriate. 

You will also work in conjunction with other colleagues and agencies to avod any duplication of the suppor offered to service users. 

About you: 

As the post holder you will need to be creative and innovative and enjoy working in a challenging /changing environment, if this is you and you have experience working with homeless clients and are able to help them develop life skills through a structured programme then we would like to hear from you. The post holder should be an effective communicator both oral and written, maintain accurate record keeping and be able to work independently and as part of a team. 

The role involves working on a rota basis, including weekends and sleep-ins (with an incorporated allowance of £32 for each sleep-over). 

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

As an equal opportunities employer, Chapter 1 welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

Applicants need an understanding of and should be in sympathy with the Christian ethos and values of the organisation. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Assistant, Housing Association, Residential Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Voluntary Sector, Charity, NFP, Not for Profit etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications