Complex Needs Worker

Vacancy Filler
North London
£26025 - £29519/annum Excellent benefits
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Complex Needs Worker

Vartry Road (with some travel across other services in London as required)

£26,025 - £29,519 per annum

37.5 hours

The Vartry Road team provides an accommodation based support service to clients with complex needs. They provide housing and support for their clients who have mental health needs, substance use, dual diagnosis, physical health and other support needs. They provide a therapeutic environment that considers the client's strengths, aspirations and interests and put these at the centre of their recovery. In line with our client's recovery approach, the service encourages clients to engage with the support services at each step of their journey. The service provides 24/7 accommodation and support with staff working on a rota basis including evenings and weekends as well as bank holidays. There are no sleepovers.

They're looking to recruit an enthusiastic Complex Needs Worker with demonstrable experience of working with people with substance misuse and / or mental health problems and knowledge of the problems that confront homeless people with complex needs. As the post-holder, you will be working in partnership with a multidisciplinary team of support staff and external partners and will be working mostly with those residents with higher support needs. You will promote good partnership work with external services and contribute to the development of best practice approaches.

Closing Date: 10am, Friday 21st July

Interview and Assessment Date: w/c 31st July

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on our client's current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how they work. They are in the top 50 of Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index 2017 and a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of their clients as well as the communities that they live and work within, they encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community