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Title:  Bank Project Worker

Location: 

Epsom, South East, GB, KT17 1DT

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  91947

 

Bank Project Worker

 

Defoe Court, Epsom

 

£10.75 per hour (rising to £11.08 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

Hours as and when required

 

 

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank roles (sometimes referred to as “relief roles” in other companies) mean that you will be able to choose from available shifts and have the benefits of a consistent workplace combined with opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. However you aren’t guaranteed shifts every week as hours are worked as and when required.

 

Do you enjoy working with young people? We have a great opportunity for a Bank Project Worker to join our friendly team. At Defoe Court, we support 21 young people aged 16-25 years to develop the skills and confidence to move to independent accommodation. 

 

Living in self-contained studio flats within a building that also has some shared facilities, we work to ensure our young people feel safe and secure in their accommodation. You will be working as part of an enthusiastic team committed to ensure the best outcomes for all our young people.

 

Read more about Defoe Court here

 

The role of Bank 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 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:

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

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: 6 December 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.


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