Location: St Giles, East Hanningfield (Nr Chelmsford), CM3 8AS
Contract 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Hours: Part Time - 32 hours per week
Salary: £18,931.86 pro rata per annum
We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker to join our supported housing scheme based in East Hanningfield, Essex.
Working out of our St Giles service you will be working with and offering support to individuals with learning difficulties. St Giles is an accommodating supported housing scheme that looks after a wide range of individuals with various learning disabilities.
You will be required to deliver a customer focused support service that meets the needs of vulnerable adult residents. You will provide an excellent standard of service to customers, providing both technical expertise and a courteous responsible approach at all times.
To succeed in this role you will need to have a flexible attitude and be willing to undertake any tasks your customers, manager or other senior managers reasonably ask of you.
The total number of hours for this post will be 32 hours per week. This is a part time post (based on full time 39 hour per week).
You will have experience of assessing and working with vulnerable people in a support role. You will possess the ability to undertake assessments of vulnerability, risk and of support/care needs and show knowledge of care and support issues relating to vulnerable people living in independent accommodation. You will have the ability to advise customers on welfare benefits entitlement.
You will have good communication skills to liaise with social care and medical services, and to negotiate services for customers.
You will be patient, understanding and above all dedicated to assisting individuals from an array of backgrounds and circumstances.
In return you will be offered an attractive package including a competitive salary, full training and development opportunities, as well as 26 days holiday. You are also entitled to a contributory pension scheme that is in place.
We are passionate about providing exceptional services to our customers and are looking for people to join us who share that vision. Notting Hill Genesis offers you the opportunity to make a difference, develop your career and seize the benefits that come from working for a large, modern and progressive organisation.
For further information or an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Tom Bullock at Retinue Solutions. Full details are available on the Notting Hill Genesis website. A full role profile is available and can be requested from our recruitment partner, Retinue Solutions.
The deadline for applying will be Sunday 24th March. To apply you will need to apply on the Notting Hill Genesis website and submit your CV and a Supporting Statement that outlines your suitability for the role.
Please use the attached role profile to guide your statement. We look forward to hearing from you.
Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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