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Title:  Project Worker

Location: 

Goole, Yorkshire and Humberside, GB, DN14 6SQ

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  179722

Project Worker – Part Time – Temporary position for up to 9 months

 

Aldam House, Goole

 

£10.61

 

22.5 hours per week – shifts on a variable rota, over 7 days a week, between 9:00am – 10:00pm

 

 

Do you want a role where no two days are the same and you will be making a real impact to the lives of our residents?

 

Are you passionate about supporting people?

 

Can you work under pressure and manage challenging situations?

 

If this sounds like you then we may have your perfect opportunity!

 

We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to join our team at Aldam House. Located in the centre of Goole, Aldam House and Cottage has 10 fully-furnished bedrooms. We provide personal care and support for adults aged 18 and over, with a range of mental health needs, providing short-term support of up to two years or longer-term CQC-registered care.

 

We provide a comprehensive induction programme as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression. Sanctuary has their own Learning and Development Academy, who provide a wide range of training courses, open to all.

 

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

 

Read more about Aldam House here

 

The role of Project Worker will include:

  • Supporting our residents to maximise their independence and move forward with their lives
  • Assisting with assessing residents’ needs by writing and updating client notes/support and risk management plans 
  • Supporting residents in their day to day living i.e. with cooking and cleaning
  • Being a first point of call to receive and direct all customer and resident queries
  • Developing good relationships with residents, helping them develop life skills
  • Working with external agencies to support residents in accessing specialised support services
  • Handling occasional emergency/challenging situations
  • Some health and safety responsibilities e.g. fire safety checks

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management
  • Good understanding of occupancy agreements
  • Previous experience working with people who have experienced mental health needs and learning disabilities is essential
  • The ability to work on your own initiative, sourcing  innovative solutions to enhance the independence of residents
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar
  • NVQ3 in Health & Social Care, or willing to work towards

 

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 (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: 16 August 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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