Support Worker

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
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Posted
13 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Support Worker Required
Location: Staffordshire
Rate: GBP10 per hour including holiday pay
Length: Ongoing
Hours: Shift Pattern: 8am - 4pm and 12.30pm - 9pm. (Saturdays and Sundays may be required)

Venn Group is currently recruiting for a Support Worker based in Staffordshire. This opportunity is looking for candidates who can start immediately and have experience working with different client groups. The role will be working extensively with Homeless adults.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Working one to one with vulnerable people who have found themselves to be homeless
  • Assisting Service Users with getting back into education, finding a job, sorting out problems with their family and financial issues
  • Supporting service users involving advocacy on behalf of the service use and engaging with the appropriate agencies and services as required
  • Knowledge of the benefits system and understanding of supportive housing funding streams and reporting requirements
  • Legislation relating to Health & Safety and safeguarding of clients and staff
  • Knowledge of the main support needs which are commonly faced by homeless and vulnerable clients
  • Assisting Service Users with a mix of varied and complicated backgrounds including mental health issues and drug/alcohol dependency
  • Set up support plans with Service Users and working together to achieve many different goals depending on what they feel they need to accomplish
The successful candidate will have:
  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • A valid DBS
  • A full driving license and access to a vehicle (not essential)
To secure an interview for this excellent opportunity contact Ellise Leamy or Tom Brown on or alternatively email as soon as possible.

At Venn Group we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the volume of applications which we receive this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
*Venn Group's "Recommendation Scheme": If you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for GBP25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.