Outreach Support Worker

Recruiter
Home Group Ltd
Location
Hartlepool
Salary
Salary starts at £17,110 to £17,650 per annum
Posted
02 Jul 2018
Closes
30 Aug 2018
Outreach Support Worker Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hpw) Salary starts at £17,110 to £17,650 per annum rising to £19,200 per annum through performance Whose life have you changed today? We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and caring Outreach Support Worker like you (known internally by us as Support Worker ? Level 2) to join our brilliant local outreach service. We support our customers in their own accommodation to help them to manage their tenancies. Our customers have a broad range of support needs and these include customers with mental health support needs, learning disabilities or those who need reablement support. An experienced Support Worker, you will be comfortable and confident working on a one to one basis with your customers. You?ll help change lives for the better by assisting in delivering identified tasks based upon customers? individual needs and aspirations, as identified within their personal support plans. You?ll liaise with external agencies and work closely with our Senior Support Workers too in assessing and engaging support for our customers. Together you will really make a difference, empowering our customers to develop the independent living skills they need to successfully move on with a positive future. It?s really important to us that you have time to what you are really care about; changing customers lives for the better. So to free up your time, you?ll be given the latest IT kit, which could include a Surface Pro tablet and smart phone, supported by our new online integrated IT system which means that you don?t have to be in the office as you can complete support plans on the go. You?ll also be paid between customers visit and for your mileage too. A bit about us We are one of the UK?s largest providers of high quality housing and supported housing services. Through our Care and Support services, we make a real different to the lives of 30,000 vulnerable people in over 500 supported housing, justice and health services each year. Join us and be part of an organisation that changes thousands of vulnerable peoples? lives for the better every single day. A bit about you We want someone like you, with the passion and motivation for helping vulnerable people make positive and lasting changes to their lives. To flourish in the role, you?ll have a practical understanding of safeguarding, risk assessments, confidentiality and support plans. You?ll be great at managing your own time, working on your own initiative, have strong communication skills and be able to positively influence people from all different backgrounds. It?s important to us that you have the compassion and empathy to work with vulnerable people in a housing related social care setting and we do need you to also have good IT skills too. We?ll be impressed if you have knowledge of this sector, our customer group and experience of working with hard to reach customers, but don?t worry as we?ll also develop your skills in this too. You will work a fixed shift pattern of Monday to Friday from 09.00 ? 17.00. We need you to have a full driving licence, access to your own car and car insurance with business cover as you will be spending much of your time on the road meeting with your customers. The good news is that we pay you for using your car for business mileage and you get paid for your travelling time If you are successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we?ll pay for. Want to apply? Great, all you need to do now is upload a covering letter and your CV. Please do include a covering letter with your CV as otherwise we won?t be able to review your application. We really want to know more about what you will bring to the role, your experience and for you to tell us how you live our values every day. To help, we?ve created a template for both which you can download in the careers section of our website and if you are viewing the vacancy on our current vacancies page by clicking here. You can also view the full job description for the role by visiting our vacancies page or if you are already on our site by clicking here. Make yourself at Home We have a big role to play in tackling prejudice and discrimination. We want you to be yourself at Home Group and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your differences and together we make Home Group a special and great place to live and to work. Home Group?s values: Caring | commercial | accountable | energised This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/82150156

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