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Title:  Bank Project Worker

Location: 

Thetford, East Anglia, GB, IP24 1DS

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  71007

 

Bank Project Worker - Homelessness

 

Caledonia House, Thetford

 

£9.77 per hour (rising to £10.07 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

Hours as and when required

 

 

At Sanctuary Supported Living, we are passionate about supporting people to live as independently as possible and to lead fulfilling lives. At Caledonia House, we provide support to people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.

 

If you’ve had your hours cut or are at risk of redundancy during this challenging time, we may be able to help!

 

The role of Bank 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 need or substance misuse would be an advantage but not essential as full induction will be provided
  • 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 

During this time of Covid-19 we are recruiting all positions on Bank Contracts in order to fast track start dates. We will then review the contracts of all new recruits during this time and convert contracts to part time or full time contracts as and where both parties are in agreement.

 

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:

  • 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: 20 July 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
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.