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Support Worker - --Stroud

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Support worker with flexible working in Stroud and surrounding areas, full or part time

Your new company

You will be working for a supported housing organisation who supports a variety of service users with complex needs which may include mental health, homelessness and substance misuse.

Your new role

In this role you will work as a support worker supporting service users aged 16 - 24 with complex needs. As a support worker you will support service users towards independence providing advice around housing and advocating independence. As a support worker you will be working on a shift basis offering flexible working around you with evenings, weekends and days on offer. You will carry out support plans, promoting service user independence, helping service users move on from the service. As a support worker you will be working with service users with complex needs, supporting young people with various backgrounds which may include mental health, substance misuse and homelessness. As a support worker you will be carrying out support plans, tenancy advice and housing management support. As a support worker you will respond to emergency and crisis situations by providing support, advice, signposting or direct interventions as necessary. As a support worker you will champion service user empowerment, encouraging the services on offer are accessible and relevant.

What you'll need to succeed

To be a successful support worker you must have working experience in supported housing and have strong experience working with young people. As you are working vulnerable people you will need an enhanced DBS or the documents to produce a DBS on your behalf. To be a successful support worker you must have strong knowledge in support plans, be able to communicate with different backgrounds and be passionate about helping people.

What you'll get in return

Not only are you offered a competitive hourly rate but you will be joining an organisation who encourages development from within. You will have the opportunity to work flexibly picking up shifts as and when you require working the role around your commitments. You will be provided with relevant training and opportunities to further your knowledge and skills. This is a great role if you are looking to help vulnerable people and support towards independence. You will be joining an organisation who puts their staff at the forefront of their service and is a great opportunity to make a difference.

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Job Details

  • --Stroud
  • £8.00 - £10.00 ph
  • Full-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
  • Job reference:
GSC-3310715

Contact Details

Jessica Cole

Telephone Number 0117 927 5474
Fusion People

Morgan Hunt

Entrust Social Care

 
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