Outreach Support Worker

Recruiter
Peabody Care and Support
Location
West Sussex
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
24 Sep 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Peabody has a fantastic opportunity for an Outreach Support Worker to join the team based in Bognor Regis. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and you will receive a competitive salary of £19,250 per annum - £9.87 per hour. The Outreach Support Worker role: To deliver high quality and effective support services, which promote the independence, wellbeing and inclusion of customers, in accordance with Family Mosaic policies and procedures and the principles of best practice. Key responsibilities of our Outreach Support Worker: - Carry out needs and risk assessments, complete support plans, provide support, and carry out reviews, in accordance with policies and procedures and the requirements of stakeholders and funders - Hold a caseload of clients, and provide support to them on a key work basis in their own homes or at an alternative venue if required - Provide practical and emotional support to customers to achieve the outcomes set out in their support plan - Support customers to identify, move into, and sustain housing which meets their needs, including supporting customers to ‘bid’ for properties and report maintenance issues - Support customers to maximise their income, to access benefits, and to budget to cover domestic bills and living expenses - Support customers to make full use of community facilities, play an active role in their community and take up cultural, recreational, educational and employment opportunities - Support customers to maximise their physical and mental health, through liaison with health services and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle What we’re looking for in our Outreach Support Worker: - Experience of working as part of a team to build and maintain effective and supportive relationship with peers and partners - Basic IT skills to include the use of Microsoft office and the ability to maintain electronic records with attention to detail - Good customer service skills - Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines and achieve goals - The ability to work flexibly to meet the client’s needs and the service requirement - Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity and a genuine desire to help people with disabilities and/or support needs connect with their community - Understanding of confidentiality and data protection - An understanding of safeguarding responsibilities for children and adults - Knowledge of equality and diversity and inclusion as they relate to the designated client group Benefits of becoming our Outreach Support Worker: - Paid training and DBS checks - 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) - Up to 4% pension contribution matched 1:1 - Flexible benefits package 1% of salary worth up to £300 - Paid Mileage - Spot Bonus - Long service awards - Friends and family referral rewards If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Outreach Support Worker please click ‘apply’ today, we’d love to hear from you! This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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