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Support Worker

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Recruiter
Resourcing Group
Posted
14 September 2013
Closes
12 October 2013
Ref
East Angelia - SW
Contact
Emma Hackett
Location
Kings Lynn
Sector
Category
Job Type
Salary
£9.07 - £10 per hour

Further information

The role

We are looking to recruit Support Workers to work on a relief basis around East Anglia (key sites: Norwich/Thetford/Attleborough/Ipswich/Gt.Yarmouth/Kings Lynn). You will work with our residents to create effective support plans, linking them up with local organisations that can assist them in living a normal day to day life.

We are looking for someone with a background of working with vulnerable adults who can offer a support service, ensuring that the tenants receive accurate advice and guidance when required.

As this is bank work are looking for people who would be available on a flexible basis to cover some of these hours.

Key accountability's

- Key work with our residents to create effective support plans
- Work with external agencies to create support networks for the tenants
- Make sure tenants are adhering to the terms of their tenancy
- Provide support and advice regarding benefits entitlement
- Play an active role in achieving high quality performance of the scheme
- Use effective communication when liaising with customers, community partners, relatives and staff team

Skills & experience

In order to perform effectively in the role there are key skills that you must be able to demonstrate in your supporting statement. These are:

- Previous experience of working with vulnerable adults, preferably in a support environment
-Some knowledge of single homeless/drug and alcohol abuse or mental health
-Demonstrable experience of managing difficult complaints or crisis situations
-Experience of creating support plans
-A good standard of general education
-Strong written and verbal communication skills

Resourcing Group