Lead Support Worker

Recruiter
Home Group Ltd
Location
Hereford
Salary
17000 - 18500
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead
Support Worker

Permanent
Salary starts at £17,000 to £18,500 per annum (pro rata) rising to £23, 000 per
annum (pro rata) through performance (pro rata)




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 day.



We
are looking for an energised and enthusiastic Lead Support Worker (known
internally by us as a Support Co-ordinator – Level 3) to join our service which provides support to single homeless clients
with support needs which include mental and physical well-being, substance
misuse and clients with an offending history. The job can be challenging
at times but also extremely rewarding. You will be fully supported to
succeed by the team and Home Group with a full training and induction package
in place. We are very proud of what we and the customers we support. If you feel you want to be part of this amazing team that has lots of energy,
always looking for new ways to improve the way we work and importantly has a
shared love of cuppas and cakes then take the next step and apply!





As
Lead Support Worker you will manage a caseload of clients in conjunction with our existing experienced,
energised and passionate Support Coordinator Karen who has been working with us
for over 4 years. Together you will work
with external agencies and our amazing team of Support Workers in
delivering person centred support. We know that one size doesn’t fit all,
so our clients lead their own support every step of the way.
Together you will really make a difference, empowering our clients to achieve
their goals and aspirations as outlined in their support plans and develop the
independent living skills they need to successfully move on with a positive
future.





You
will help shape our services, undertake risk assessments, support planning,
goal setting and regular reviews. You’ll also guide and allocate tasks to
our Support Workers too. 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.





You will be working with the team to cover a rota 07.30 –
21.30 which includes working some weekends and bank holidays. Car drivers with
access to a car and business insurance are preferred although not essential.





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 clicking here.




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
| commer cial | accountable |
energised




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