Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Salary £18,000 to £19,200 dependent on skills and experience
Or from £9 per hour if you’d prefer to work on our bank on a casual basis
You also get to use our award winning benefits package.
Empowering customers to live rewarding and happy lives. That’s when it hits home.
We have a fabulous opportunity for you to join our awesome team. We support our brilliant customers in our accommodation for 20 adults with support needs including homelessness, mental ill-health, learning difficulties, substance misuse and offending history. The shared accommodation consists of 7 flats.
We support customers in a collaborative way with existing support service networks which can include debt counsellors, employment advisors, resettlement, drug and alcohol specialists, family workers, mediation, health-care professionals and many others!
You’ll be working alongside our fabulous team who are super passionate about supporting customers to reach their goals and celebrating their achievements. To us were not just a team we’re a ‘work family’. Our manager is Chris, who is very supportive to the team. There are currently 8 of and we don’t just love to support our customers, we’re there for each other too! Sue has been with the service for a huge 18 years and she loves reggae, gardening and adores cats. You will also join Karen who has 8 years’ at Home Group who is a ‘Take That’ fanatic! And the rest of the team are also all looking forward to meeting you!
You’ll work on a rota basis between the hours of 08:30 – 16:30 and 13:00 – 21:00 and take your turn working days, evenings, weekends and bank holidays. We need you to be flexible to meet the needs of our customers, but we aim to give you the time you need to spend time doing the things that matter to you!
Looking for a more flexible working pattern? You can also join us on a flexible basis by being part of our bank. You can work hours that fit around your current commitments or even pick up some additional shifts to your main role to earn some extra cash and get paid on a weekly basis.
You’re passionate and motivated to help vulnerable people make positive and lasting changes to their lives. You’ll impress us with your ability to work on your own initiative, positively influencing people from all different backgrounds. You will have some experience in safeguarding, risk assessments, confidentiality, support plans, alongside working collaboratively.
We help change our customer’s lives for the better. You’ll play your part by assisting in the delivery of tasks that are based on our customers personal support plans, and their needs and aspirations. You’ll work with our Senior Support Workers and external agencies to assess and engage support for our customers. We empower our customers to develop the independent living skills they need, to successfully move on. Together we’ll make a difference!
To make sure that we keep our records straight, and customers safe, it's really important that you are technologically savvy (or at the very least not a technophobe!)
As this is a community based role, you’ll need to travel around to spend time with your customers. You could do this role using public transport, or if you drive and have access to a car that would also be amazing! We pay your expenses to cover this use!
When you join, you’ll need to have a valid Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay for that to be done if you don’t have a transferrable one.
If you’re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the support worker job description, and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!
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