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Title:  Bank Project Worker

Location: 

Bridlington, Yorkshire and Humberside, GB, YO16 4HX

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  49739

 

Bank Project Worker

Montague House and The Haven, Bridlington

£9.20 per hour (rising to £9.69 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Hours as and when required – shifts 9am-5.30pm

 

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank contracts allow you to choose from available shifts while giving you the benefits of a consistent work place and the opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support.

We have a rewarding opportunity for a Bank Project Worker to join Bridlington Services based in Yorkshire. We provide a range of support to homeless people and provide them with the confidence and knowledge they need to join society as an active citizen. Our aim is to promote independence and a self belief that helps people to live happy and fulfilling lives. 

The role of Bank Project Worker will include:

  • Regular key working and support planning sessions to enable and empower our clients
  • Supporting clients by developing their day to day living skills such as: budgeting, dealing with correspondence, cooking and cleaning
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the clients, actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as an advocate when required
  • Assisting tenants in resolving or preventing housing debts to help them make timely payments
  • Managing housing benefits and offering advice that helps clients to fulfil tenancy conditions

Skills and experiences:

  • A proven track record of working with single homeless and vulnerable people from ages 16 and upwards is essential
  • Experience of working with people who have experienced issues around substance misuse with offending behaviour
  • Experience of working with individuals to draw up person centred support plans
  • A sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management and an understanding of occupancy agreements is essential
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and source innovative solutions to problems
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar

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:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

Read the full job profile here

Closing Date: 4 September 2019

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
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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