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Title:  Specialist Project Worker - Part Time


Leicester, West Midlands, GB, LE2 8TA

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  132391


Specialist Project Worker – Part Time


Lyndon Lodge, Leicester


£11.68 - £12.05


30 hours per week - Rotational shift pattern covering Monday – Sunday



We have a great opportunity for an experienced Specialist Project to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Lyndon Lodge has seven en-suite bedrooms in a shared house. We provide support for adults aged 18 and over, who have a mental health need. Residents are supported to manage their mental health, and to develop the skills and confidence to move on and live independently.


If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.


Read more about Lyndon Lodge here


The role of Specialist Project Worker will include:

  • Managing, recruiting, developing and training a team of Project Workers to provide support to our young people and promote independence in all areas of daily living skills
  • Devising effective staff rotas
  • Acting as first point of contact for clients, staff and external agencies to develop, build and maintain relationships
  • Creating personalised action plans to address and effectively manage support needs
  • Completing and monitoring health and safety checks within the service and HMO services
  • Ensuring the smooth daily running of the service at all times and promoting the service effectively to others
  • Reviewing risk assessments to support, reduce or eliminate risks
  • Recording information in daily support and inter-agency records


Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience of managing a team and working with vulnerable people are essential
  • Sound Knowledge of relevant legislative and regulatory requirements as well as experience working with multi disciplinary and agency working
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, PowerPoint)
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • The ability to react effectively under pressure


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
  • £11.68 per hour rising to £12.05 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance


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: 7 November 2021


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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