Senior Support Worker
Permanent Full Time
Salary starts at £17,000 to 18,500 per annum rising to £23, 000 per annum
It’s a passion, not just a job
Our great people help make us the best and through their true passion,
commitment and enthusiasm, deliver aspirational support to our clients every
We are looking for an energised and passionate Support Co-ordinator like
you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join our award winning
service here in Birmingham. This is your opportunity to be part of a forward
thinking and innovate service where you will be changing the lives of young carers
and their families.
As the coordinator of the family support workers you’ll oversee two
front line staff members with their day to day tasks. Alongside managing your
own large caseload, you’ll also manage all high needs cases. You will be
fortunate enough to be part of an established, friendly and driven team and
will be supporting and supported by two amazing colleagues Gurdas and Holly.
You will be essential in providing the necessary tools to help support
young carers understand mental health and their caring responsibilities. You’ll
help them gain confidence in their caring roles by providing bespoke 1.1
support plans and peer lead support groups.
You thrive under pressure, work well with children and are confident to
lead in multi-agency meetings. Kieran our manager is keen for you to bring new
pioneering ways of working that will enhance the support we provide to our
customers. You have the freedom to make the role your own and be as imaginative
as you want. Kieran also advocates working in different settings with our young
customers, such as community hubs, libraries, nature reserves and parks. This is
a truly an open and varied post.
You must have extensive knowledge of working with children and young
adults within the third sector so you must demonstrate your skills and work
history within your interview it is your time to shine.
So if you think you have what it takes, now’s your chance.
It’s really important to us that you have time to what you are really
passionate about; making a real difference to our clients lives. So to
free up your time, you’ll be given the latest IT kit, which could include a
Surface Pro tablet and smart phone, supported by our new online integrated IT
system which means that you don’t have to be in the office as you can complete
support plans on the go. You’ll also be paid between clients visit and
for your mileage too.
A bit about us
We are one of the UK’s largest providers of high quality housing and
supported housing services. Through Stonham our Care and Support
services, we make a real different to the lives of 30,000 vulnerable people in
over 500 supported housing, justice and health services each year. Join
us and be part of an organisation that is passionate in making a real
difference to thousands of people lives every single day.
A bit about you
We want people like you, who strongly believe that providing support is
more than just a job and can make every client feel valued. To flourish in the
role, you will be a like-minded dedicated person who can demonstrate
compassion, empathy and creativity in your approach and use your unique skills
in enabling clients to reach their full potential. With previous
experience of working with vulnerable people in a support or care environment, you
will have a great understanding of professional boundaries, safeguarding, risk
assessment, confidentiality and be experienced in case management. It’s
also important that you can work in holistic way building partnerships with
external agencies and that you have strong IT skills too.
If you are successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check
through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we’ll pay for.
You’ll be impressed with our fantastic rewards and benefits
package. Click here and find out more…
Want to apply?
Great, all you need to do now is upload a covering letter and your CV.
Please do include a covering letter with your CV as otherwise we won’t be able
to review your application. We really want to know more about what you
will bring to the role, your experience and for you to tell us how you live our
values every day. To help, we’ve created a template for both which
you can download in the careers section of our website and if you are viewing
the vacancy on our current vacancies page by clicking here.
You can also view the full job description for the
role by visiting our vacancies page or if you are already on our site by
Make yourself at Home
We have a big role to play in tackling prejudice and discrimination. We
want you to be yourself at Home Group and we value everything that makes you
unique. We recognise and celebrate your differences and together we make
Home Group a special and great place to live and to work.
Home Group’s values: caring | commercial | accountable | energised
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