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Title:  Bank Project Worker

Location: 

Weston Super Mare, South West, GB, BS23 3XX

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  179447

 

Bank Project Worker 

 

Weston Foyer, Weston-Super-Mare

 

£10.61

 

Hours as and when required

 

 

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!

 

We are seeking an experienced Bank Project Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our clients. Weston Foyer has 34 one-bedroom  flats, providing support for young, vulnerable and homeless people, aged 16 to 25, with low to medium level support needs. We encourage them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible.

 

Various shifts to cover - 8am-4pm, 10am-6pm, 12-8pm, 1pm-9pm across 7 days a week.

 

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 Weston Foyer here

 

The role of Bank Project Worker will include:

  • Providing safe accommodation for clients with experience of homelessness
  • Regularly assessing the needs of clients by writing and updating support plans, and signposting access to education, training and employment
  • Supporting residents in their day to day living i.e. with cooking and cleaning
  • Offering advice in relation to fulfilling tenancy conditions
  • Assisting residents with managing finances and welfare benefits
  • Encouraging social inclusion and helping clients to build their confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the clients and actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as an advocate when required
  • Promoting safe working practices by undertaking risk assessments within legislative frameworks

 

Skills and experiences:

  • NVQ3 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards
  • Previous experience of working with vulnerable people
  • A sound knowledge of housing law, tenancy rights and budgeting
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and to react effectively under pressure
  • 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
  • £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: 25 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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