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Support Worker
  • Employer: Hightown Housing Association
  • Reference: Hemel Hempstead
  • Published: Mon 06/03/2023, 10:07 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 20/03/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £10,000 - £14,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

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Support Worker

Support worker (22.5 hours per week)

£13,653 pa

We currently have an opportunity at our brand new scheme 34 Alexandra Road In Hemel Hempstead.

We are looking for a part time support worker to work 3 full days per week.Core hours will be 8-4, 9-5 or 10-6 although this may be flexible according to the needs of the service.

About the Role

As a Support Worker you will be working as a part of a dedicated team, providing personalised support and assisting the residents to develop the skills needed to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

If you have previously worked in a care setting and have experience of providing support to vulnerable homeless people, this role could be perfect for you.

With relevant experience, you will have the ability to recognise the wishes of our service users and communicate with them effectively. Demonstrating respect for confidentiality and a caring attitude, you will also use your own initiative, carrying out practical and administrative tasks as and when required.

Job responsilities include:

  • Assessing referrals
  • interviewing
  • Conducting health and safety checks
  • Providing support through linkworks
  • Drafting support plans and risk assessments

Candidate must have good IT skills as will be needed for role.

About you

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience of providing support to vulnerable people
  • Provided advice, guidance and support to homeless individuals
  • Positively engage with and sustain appropriate relationships with individuals who are often unwilling to engage with services
  • Deliver practical housing related support through structured link work
  • Work on own initiative and as a part of a team
  • Act calmly and respond professionally in stressful and difficult situations

The service has 9 self contained flats for those who have been homeless or in temp accommodation from Dacorum Council.

The Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment to our service users, we offer a considerable benefits package. This includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service
  • £13,653 pa (£11.67 per hour)
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support
  • Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • Mileage paid for car usage

How to Apply

Please see below for a copy of the Support Worker job description.

Closing Date: Monday 20th March 2023

Interview Date: Monday 27th March 2023

We are an Equal Opportunities & Disability Confident Employer.

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