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Title:  Project Worker - Homelessness

Location: 

Hunstanton, East Anglia, GB, PE36 5BP

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  164962

 

Project Worker - Homelessness

 

Park Road, Hunstanton

 

£20,684

 

37.5 hour per week – Various shifts to include 1 weekend in 3

 

 

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 clients? 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!

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Worker to join our team at Park Road where we provide client centred support to people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.  At Sanctuary Supported Living, we are passionate about supporting people to live as independently as possible and to lead fulfilling lives.

 

We are looking for candidates who can offer flexibility, pride themselves on having excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to form positive working relationships with people from varied backgrounds.

 

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.

 

If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives and value kindness and patience with the ability to treat others with dignity and respect this is a great opportunity to come and work in a positive environment with a dedicated, established team who are passionate about providing excellent support to our clients.

 

The role of Project Worker will include:

  • Ensuring that relevant support is provided to empower our clients to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Assessing clients’ needs by writing and updating support plans
  • Being a first point of call to receive and direct all customer and resident queries
  • Developing professional relationships with clients, ensuring that clients maintain personal choice, privacy and dignity
  • Liaising with external support links to improve clients’ confidence, health and wellbeing and offer training and encouragement towards employment and education
  • Handling occasional emergency situations
  • Keeping accurate and high quality written records

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of working with vulnerable adults, people with mental health needs or substance misuse
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Ability to hit the ground running and work under challenging circumstances
  • Good communication skills
  • Adaptable to internal and external changing demands
  • 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 and floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs.

 

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 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays)
  • 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
  • £20,684 per annum

 

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: 30 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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