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Title:  Project Worker - Part Time


Bristol, South West, GB, BS8 1DL

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  169903


Project Worker – Part Time


Stoneleigh House, Bristol




24 hours per week – 3 shifts per week to cover Monday to Friday between 9am – 5.30pm



We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to join our friendly and dedicated team at Stoneleigh House supporting adults aged18 to 65 with a range of mental health needs to help develop their skills to enable them to live as independently as possible.  Stoneleigh House consists of 10 studio apartments and two one-bedroom apartments and has excellent public transport links.


As a Project Worker you will utilise your excellent communication and support skills to work with colleagues and partner agencies to achieve the best outcome for our residents. This is a rewarding opportunity to come and work for a respected organisation where you are able to make a real difference to the lives of our residence.


We value our team and encourage learning and progression through our comprehensive induction programme, as well as providing ongoing training to develop new and existing skills. You will have access to our Learning and Development Academy providing a wide range of training courses, open to all.


Sanctuary also offer a great employee rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers.


If you are looking to work in a positive environment with a dedicated team who value the individuals they support and make a difference in people’s lives every day this is may be the perfect opportunity for you!


Read more about Stoneleigh House here


The role of Project Worker will include:

  • Providing safe accommodation for residents with mental health conditions
  • Assessing and identifying residents’ needs in terms of their health, wellbeing and tenancy and referring them to relevant agencies if necessary
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the residents, actively encouraging choice and involvement
  • Regular key working and support planning to ensure relevant support is provided to enable our residents to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Assisting residents to resolve or prevent housing debts that impinges on their ability to pay for their housing
  • Providing assistance to claim and manage housing benefits and offering advice in relation to fulfilling tenancy conditions
  • Monitoring CCTV
  • Some lone working


Skills and experiences:

  • A sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management and an understanding of occupancy agreements
  • Experience of supporting mental health clients
  • The ability to work on your own initiative as you will be required to source innovative solutions to problems that allow residents’ independence to be enhanced
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar
  • Self-motivated and confident in lone working, whilst adhering to internal working procedures


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
  • £10.61 per hour


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: 28 June 2022


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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