Support Worker

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Easton
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Support Worker needed for a domestic violence charity in Bristol for an ongoing temporary position

Your new company

You will be joining a local supported housing provider who provides support to vulnerable service users focusing on service users who are suffering or escaping domestic violence. This organisation promotes independence and really focuses on improving service users lives.

Your new role

You will be working as a support worker on a full time basis. This is an ongoing temporary contract with an opportunity to go permanent. As a support worker you will be providing floating support across the Bristol area carrying out support plans to service users who have a background in complex needs specifically domestic violence but may also include homelessness, mental health and substance misuse. As a support worker you will be supporting single individuals as well as their families towards independence positively encouraging them to move on and live independently. As a support worker you will be carrying out support plans, tenancy advice and housing management support. As a support worker you will respond to emergency and crisis situations by providing support, advice, signposting or direct interventions as necessary. As a support worker you will champion service user empowerment, encouraging the services on offer are accessible and relevant.

What you'll need to succeed

To be a successful support worker you must have working knowledge in supported housing and have working experience in complex needs. To be a successful support worker you must have strong knowledge in support plans, be able to communicate with different backgrounds and be passionate about helping people. You must have access to a car and have a clean driving license. Furthermore, as you are working with vulnerable people you must have a DBS or have the documents to produce a DBS on your behalf.

What you'll get in return

Not only are you offered a competitive hourly rate but you will be joining an organisation who encourages development from within. This is a brilliant opportunity to get your foot in the door with organisation and may lead to a permanent role. You will be provided with relevant training and opportunities to further your knowledge and skills. You will also be given contributions to your parking in the city centre as well as mileage. This is a great role if you are looking to help vulnerable people and support towards independence. You will be joining an organisation who puts their staff at the forefront of their service and is a great opportunity to make a difference.

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