Assistant Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 6949990/001
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Berkshire, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Temp- Perm Assistant Support Worker

Immediately Required via Venn Group

The Contract Recruitment Specialists

 

A prestigious Supported Living organisation in Berkshire requires an Assistant Support Worker to join their team on a temporary basis.

Location: Reading

Duration: Temp to Perm

Hours:     40 hours per week (2 week rolling rota- 8am-4.30pm or 1pm-9.30pm)

Responsibilities:                                                                                 

  • Provide support for high needs clients within a 43 bed homeless hostel

  • Conduct tenancy sign ups and help towards the reduction of voids

  • Carry out risk and needs assessments to all new service users

  • Adhere to detailed support plans and help with any appropriate amendments

  • Provide basic benefit and tenancy advice

  • Signpost clients to various external support services and liaise closely with the mental health and drug and alcohol team

  • Help service users to prioritise day to day tasks and weekly budget

  • Take service users out on weekly activities

  • Promote all aspects of independent living i.e. attend GP appointments and community led activities

  • Help to cover reception when required

Essential Skills:

  • A current enhanced DBS (12 months)

  • Strong knowledge of mental health and substance misuse

     

    Desirable Skills:

  • Previous Hostel work

 

If you have a strong work ethic and would like to be considered for this position please send an updated CV to erex@venngroup.com or call Emily Rex or Vic Singh on 0117 930 8760