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Title:  Project Worker - Part Time

Location: 

Barnstaple, South West, GB, EX32 9HT

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  136647

 

Project Worker – Part Time

 

Victoria Street, Barnstaple

 

£10.50

 

6 hours per week - within office hours, 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday

 

 

We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to join our friendly and dedicated team based at Victoria Street. Victoria Street provides supported accommodation for adults aged 18 and over who have learning disabilities

 

Victoria Street is located within walking distance of the town centre and with easy access to North Devons beautiful coastline.

 

If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a great opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

 

 

The role of Project Worker will include:

  • Ensuring that relevant support is provided to encourage our clients to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Assessing clients’ needs by writing and updating support plans
  • Being a first point of call to receive and direct all customer and client queries
  • Developing professional relationships with clients, ensuring that clients maintain personal choice, privacy and dignity
  • Encouraging  clients to maintain their accommodation in accordance with their tenancy agreement
  • Liaising with external support links to improve clients’ confidence, health and wellbeing and offer training and encouragement towards employment and education
  • Handling occasional emergency situations
  • Keeping accurate and high-quality written records

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of working with clients who have learning disabilities
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • NVQ3 in Health and Social Care, or willingness to work towards is essential

 

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

 

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.

 

Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours
  • £10.50 per hour effective from 1st January 2022

 

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 14 December 2021

 

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

 

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.


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