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Job Reference: 45434

Support worker

  • Yeovil, Somerset, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Cherise Harper
  • £9.31 - £9.31

Seven Social care is looking for Support Worker in Aldershot, Hampshire

Start: ASAP – 3 months

Rate: £9.31/per hour

Monday – Friday 9am-5pm.

You will be supporting 8 customers living in a Housing Management service in Yeovil.

We aim to enable customers to develop the skills to live independently and will promote positive change in order to assist them to move through a pathway of accommodation.

We will identify a customer focused support plan and where necessary we will refer customers to outside agencies to provide additional support. All customers are expected to meet with staff on a regular basis for a support session.

Staff can provide support on a wide variety of independent living skills including advice on: Claiming welfare benefits, Claiming Housing Benefit, Budgeting and debt management, Advice on re-housing, Training, education and employment opportunities, Health matters, Substance and alcohol misuse.

The role:

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work alongside clients / families or children and young people (as appropriate) in a person centred way and help them to actively move towards living independently of services.
  • To assist clients / families or children and young people (as appropriate) with practical tasks based upon their needs and aspirations as identified in their support and safety plan
  • To provide flexible support to clients / families or children and young people (as appropriate) based on their needs and aspirations as identified in their support and safety plan, ensuring they are able to meet their goals which help them to achieve their outcomes.
  • To implement the client / families or children and young people (as appropriate) support and safety plan, as developed by the Support Coordinator and inform and contribute to support planning reviews and assessments through effective communication with the co-ordinator or line manager and client.

Applicant Requirements:

Knowledge/ Experience:

  • Previous experience of providing support for vulnerable people.
  • Knowledge of housing issues affecting vulnerable people
  • Experience of housing management duties in a residential setting is desirable
  • Evidence of specialist qualification, skill, or interest in the area applied for including specific qualification / training to meet specialist service standards to meet regulatory requirements
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills and an ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Basic numeric, literacy and IT skills.

Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social care is a leading provider of residential support workers and local social workers, to specialist substance misuse recovery workers and criminal justice court workers; we’re passionate about working closely with our candidates to find opportunities which really work for them. That’s how we ensure we deliver exceptional candidates for every role.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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