Part-Time Floating Support Worker - Southport

Recruiter
Service Care Solutions
Location
Southport
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Service Care Solutions have a vacancy for a floating support worker to join a supported accommodation team working across the Sefton area.You will be helping the recovery journey of vulnerable people, e.g. those suffering from substance misuse issues, and helping them with day-to-day tasks such as application forms, banking, benefit applications, community reintegration etc. This post is part time, 18.5 hours per week Mon-Friday.

Within this role you will be performing risk assessment, key work and handling your own caseloads. This is an outreach role and requires visiting the homes of service users so a car and the ability to use this for work is a necessity. This service is looking for someone ASAP so do not hesitate in applying, the vacancy is a long-term ongoing position with the potential to go permanent.

The ideal candidate:
•Must be able to engage people who have substance misuse problems providing interventions and support.
•Perform 1 on 1 key work and group work as well as harm minimisation.
•Accurately record and report specified data.
•Carry out risk assessment and management.
•Carry out harm reduction strategies.
•Will have experience working as a support worker, substance misuse practitioner, recovery worker or within accommodation support.

Requirement:
•Ability to manage change in a way that prioritises the needs of service users.
•Has access to a car that can be used for work and the ability to travel across the Sefton area.
•Experience of working in an outcomes-focused environment.
•Understanding of information governance processes and following all necessary safeguards.

Interested in this vacancy? Contact Will McClurg at Service Care Solutions (01772) 208962.

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