Enhanced Support Worker Nights

Recruiter
Retinue Solutions
Location
King's Lynn
Salary
19250.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are actively recruiting for an Enhanced Support Worker (Nights) to join our growing team in King's Lynn, Norfolk.
You will be working with and giving support to individuals from homeless backgrounds.

Merchants terrace in King's Lynn is a Direct Access Supported accommodation service giving intensive 24 hour support to customers who may have alcohol/drug dependency, be offenders at risk of re offending and/or mental health issues. The aim of the service is to provide excellent customer centred housing related support to single homeless people with support needs, taking a person centred & positive risk taking approach to enable customers to maintain and improve their independence, effectively manage & improve their personal safety & improve their social, emotional & mental wellbeing.

The primary focus of the service is to enable clients to move on to more suitable accommodation, appropriate to their needs. You will be required to carry out health and safety checks and complete small maintenance repairs.

The total hours for this position will be 33 hours per week, working a 6 week rota working nights, 10.30pm - 7.45am. Please be aware the salary for this post will pro rata to £16,288 per annum. Please be aware this role is specifically waking night shifts only.

To qualify for this role, you will need experience of providing services to customers with care and/or support needs similar to those within the post's remit, social housing or social care environment.

You will need to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of policy and best practice in housing related support and social housing management. You will possess strong written and verbal communication skills. You will need to demonstrate good time management and also hold good knowledge of IT systems.

Please be aware of the following key dates in our recruitment timetable:

Closing date: Thursday 2nd March

Interviews: Thursday 9th March

For further information or an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Jennifer Cole at Retinue Solutions .

You will need to supply your CV and a supporting statement (detailing your suitability for the role).

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.