Support Worker - Monday Start!

  • Job Reference: FCGSW
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2020
  • Recruiter: London
  • Location: Brighton, East Sussex, England
  • Salary: £11.00 to £14.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Support Worker – Urgently Required - Monday Start Date 

Our client, a charity based in Brighton is looking for a Support Worker to join the team. The role will require a passionate individual with experience in providing practical and emotional support to homeless service users.

Position:          Support Worker

Period:            1 month with potential for extension  

Hours:             37.5 hours

Location:        Brighton

DBS:                Enhanced (preferably on the update service)

Rate:               Dependent on experience

Duties for this role will include:

  • Dealing with any referrals to the service and carrying out initial risk assessments for service users

  • Conducting inductions into the service and managing a caseload

  • Creating individual support plans for service users to facilitate independent living

  • Promoting health and wellbeing of the service users

  • Helping service users become more independent so they can move on to more permanent accommodation

  • Encouraging service users to obtain work experience

Essential requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in a support work capacity with homeless clients

  • Carrying out risk assessments and creating support plans

  • A positive and motivating attitude

If you feel your are suitable for this role please apply now or send your CV to housing@venngroup.com.