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Support Worker

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Canterbury

Job reference

SPOOH00436

Hourly rate

up to £11.2 per Hour

Job Description

Support Worker

Job posted by: Jenny White

We are currently looking for a Support Officer for our Canterbury based client.

Working hours: Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00 In order to maintain service delivery, flexibility to work outside of normal office hours will be required.

Pay Rate: £11.00-£11.20 p/hr

What would you be doing?

  • Provide intensive, time limited support to people experiencing homelessness to access support services and accommodation
  • Support clients with housing related support which may include budgeting, debt management, education, employment, setting up home, neighbour complaints, health and safety, accessing welfare and housing benefit
  • Assess the needs of applicants, helping clients to set the type, pace and direction of support received and to choose their activities.

What do you need to be successful?

  • A qualification (or equivalent &/or willingness to work towards qualification) in one or more of the following areas:Mental Health, Ex-offenders o Health and Social Care, Drug, Alcohol & Substance misuse
  • Experience of working with homeless or vulnerable people
  • Experience of working independently with minimal day to day supervision
  • Flexibility to regularly work outside of normal office hours (Mon-Fri, 9-5) as required.
  • An ability to implement strategies for coping with aggression and minimising risk.

Benefits:

  • Weekly pay
  • Holiday accrued weekly
  • Training provided

How to apply:

Please apply for the role by submitting your CV.

If you require more information please call 01227 454239

If you feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please send your CV.

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