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Title:  Bank Project Worker

Location: 

Hereford, West Midlands, GB, HR1 2DY

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  55019

Bank Project Worker

Red Coat Close, Hereford

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

Hours as and when required between 9am until 5pm

 

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 are seeking a Bank Project Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Set in Hereford town centre, Red Coat Close provides care and support for adults aged 18 and over, with a range of learning disabilities, encouraging them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a fabulous opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team. 

Read more about Red Coat Close here 

The role of Bank Project Worker will include:

  • Assessing residents’ needs by writing and updating support plans on a regular basis
  • Ensuring that relevant support is provided to encourage our residents to reach their own potential and level of independence
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the residents, actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as an advocate when required
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments within legislative frameworks

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience of working with a relevant client group
  • The ability to work on your own initiative to source innovative solutions to problems that allow residents’ independence to be enhanced
  • Good interpersonal communication and customer care skills
  • NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards, is essential
  • 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: 22 October 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

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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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