Support Worker

Recruiter
County Community Projects
Location
Gloucester
Salary
£16000 - £20000/annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Support Worker 

CCP exists to transform lives. Our priority is to people who have serious and immediate need, equipping them to meet the demands of an ever-evolving society. 

Position: Support Worker 
Location: Gloucestershire and Worcestershire 
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent 
Hours: 30 hours - Shift work, including evenings, weekends and sleeping nights. Sessional hours within the service are also available 
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 (DOE) Pro rata 

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 30th June 

About the role: 

As a Support Worker you will deliver person centered support to assist people to develop skills to live independently. 

Responsibilities: 

- Work in line with Placement Agreements and as directed by Social Services 
- Ensure CCP accommodation units and safe and suitable for use 
- Provide floating support for clients who remain in the family home 
- Support and encourage clients with independent living skills 
- Be responsible for the health, safety and welfare of clients whilst on duty 
- Provide clients access to a range of specialist services from external agencies to meet identified support needs 
- Document interaction with clients, ensuring that professional, non-judgmental and adequate information is recorded during every shift 
- Engage with clients` activities, in particular those which promote and develop learning, social skills, healthy lifestyles, arts and culture, aiming to broaden horizons and raise aspirations 
- Support clients in line with their wishes to engage in training, education, employment or voluntary work 
- Liaise with external agencies and assist in the planning of the resettlement of clients for whom you are the named worker into housing options appropriate to their needs 
- Abide by all contractual requirements for reporting and recording support hours, including use of CM2000 
- Attend all relevant meetings 
- Safeguarding is everyone`s business, there is an expectation and a requirement that staff will pass onto the CCP Designated Safeguarding Manager any child welfare concerns that may arise during their duties 

Essential Skills / Experiences: 

- Completed or willing to complete the level 3 NVQ in health and social care or equivalent 
- Ability to communicate with vulnerable young people or adults 
- Enhanced DBS check (Willing to undertake ISA Registration) 
- Full driving licence and access to transport 

Desirable Skills / Experiences: 

- Relevant professional qualifications 
- Demonstrable achievement in a support worker 
- Experience of working with young people 
- Experience of working with Social Services 
- Experience in managing difficult and challenging behaviours 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc. 

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