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Title:  Project Worker - Part Time

Location: 

Bognor Regis, South East, GB, PO21 2AJ

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  87769

 

Project Worker – Part Time

 

Linden Road, Bognor Regis

 

£10.26 per hour (rising to £10.58 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

13 hours per week - 2 shifts per week and 1 sleep in

 

 

We have a rewarding opportunity for a Project Worker to join our team. Linden Road has 10 rooms in a shared house. We provide support for young people aged 16 to 25 who are at risk of homelessness. Residents are encouraged to develop their skills and live as independently as possible. Working closely and in partnership with statutory agencies, including Social Services, Youth Services and the Local Authorities, we support our young clients to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully move on into independent accommodation.

 

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

 

Read more about Linden Road here

 

The role of Project Worker will include:

  • Regularly assessing the needs of residents by writing and updating support plans, and signposting access to education, training and employment
  • Supporting residents in their day to day living i.e with cooking and cleaning
  • Offering advice in relation to fulfilling tenancy conditions
  • Assisting residents with managing finances and welfare benefits 
  • Encouraging social inclusion and helping residents to build their confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the residents and actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as an advocate when required
  • Promoting safe working practices by undertaking risk assessments within legislative frameworks

Skills and experiences:

  • Sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management
  • Good understanding of occupancy agreements
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • The ability to react effectively under pressure
  • NVQ3 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work torwards, 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

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent 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: 1 November 2020

 

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.