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Title:  Project Worker

Location:  Brighton, South East, GB, BN1 4EA
Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  32711

We provide a range of environments for those who need extra support to live independently, from young people and those with disabilities, to the elderly in extra care schemes. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our aims.

 

 

Project Worker

 

Brighton & Hove Foyer

 

£9.63 per hour (rising to £10.14 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

37.5 hours per week

 

Why work for us?

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 and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs

 

Brighton and Hove Foyer is a supported housing project for 16-25 year olds. Through asset-based  personalised support and a psychologically-informed approach,  we assist  young people to move on to greater independence.  All of our clients will have experienced homelessness and some may be care leavers. Issues they are dealing with include mental health, substance misuse, finding employment, education and training and learning independent living skills

 

We have a great opportunity for a Project Worker with passion and drive to provide support, enabling our clients with a range of complex needs to achieve their potential and live more independently within their community. You will use your skills to work with colleagues and partner agencies to achieve the best outcome for our clients.  

 

 

The role of Project  Worker will include

  • Regular keyworking and action planning so that relevant support is provided, ensuring our clients are empowered and enabled to maximise their own potential. Assessing clients’ needs, writing and reviewing action plans
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies in partnership with clients, actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as advocate when required
  • Ensuring Sanctuary Supported Living delivers its safeguarding responsibilities
  • Some evening, weekend and sleep-in shifts may be required

 

Skills and experiences

  • Sound knowledge of action/support planning, keyworking, risk assessment and safeguarding
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel or similar
  • A positive approach to working with young people

 

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary 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 matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and wellbeing plans
  • A variety of on line discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient schemes for you to save on buying a new bike to cycle to work or on a range of  childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

 

To view the Job Profile please click here

 

Closing Date: 22 January 2018

 

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 us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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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