Support Worker - Mably House
About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated person looking for full time (37.5 hours per week) position within a rewarding and varied role working in our supported housing service Mably House.
Mably House provides 35 self-contained flats as temporary accommodation to people who are homeless in the Welwyn and Hatfield area.
Working as part of a team you will provide appropriate, personalised support to vulnerable homeless adults and families who are living in their own homes to enable them to develop independent living skills.
Working as part of a dedicated team, your role as Support Worker is to:
- Provide appropriate support to service users who are living in their own homes or in a supported housing setting to enable them to develop and maximise their independence.
- This may involve promoting life skills such as shopping, managing budgets and domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning.
- Agree and implement person centred support plans and risk assessments with service users to ensure we are providing a service that meets each individual`s needs, supports their aspirations and maximises their independence.
You will also need to demonstrate a person centred approach, with a can do attitude and be able to use your own initiative.
This is a very rewarding role, where you will see the effects of your hard work transform the service and enhance the lives of the people we support.It is essential that you are able to work some bank holidays.
The office is open Monday to Friday 9-5pm you will not be required to work evenings or weekends.
We offer a range of benefits which include:
- Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays
- Workplace pension scheme
- Mileage paid for car usage
- Life assurance of three times your annual salary
- Fully paid DBS
- Monthly attendance bonus
- Employee assistance helpline
- Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
- Comprehensive training and development support with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification
Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. We believe everyone should have a home and the support they need, so our aim is to build new homes and to provide excellent housing and support.
We currently manage over 6,000 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £84 million and a development programme that will deliver around 400 new affordable homes each year.
To apply please complete our online application form.
Closing date: Sunday 6th October 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 16th October 2019
Hightown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful candidates will need to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, together with any other relevant recruitment checks.