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Support Worker - Homelessness

Job Summary

  • Location Eastbourne, East Sussex
  • Salary £9.00 - £10.50 per hour + PENSION, HOLIDAY PAY, WEEKLY PAY
  • Contract Type Temporary/Contract
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 18 November 2021
  • Ref FPRHEB_1637235794
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Job Description

Due to high demand, we are recruiting experienced Support Workers to join our excellent team and work alongside young people aged 16-25 who are at risk of homelessness within two outstanding Supported Accommodation Projects located in Eastbourne.

This project promises a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for young people who are struggling with mental health, come from a traumatic background linked with substance misuse and those currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. You will play a key role in providing support, advice and guidance to help encourage each young person to eventually move successfully into semi-independent or fully independent accommodation.

Are you looking to work during the week? Maybe only on weekends or every other week? What about only during holidays? No problem! We want you to have full control of how little or much you want to work which is why we will offer you earlies, lates, long days and wake nights across the entire week to ensure that you have full flexibility and a great work-life balance!

Typical duties include building patrols to ensure the environment is safe and secured, regularly checking CCTV throughout the shift and completing welfare checks on specific residents. You will actively promote the project's holistic support package available to all young people, encourage them to participate in educational programs and voluntary work assignments. Assisting with day-to-day operations, managing incoming telephone calls, updating the logbook where required and other light admin responsibilities alongside basic household tasks such as cleaning or cooking. You will participate in small group sessions, manage care plans for specific residents, teach valuable life skills to inspire independence and build positive relationships as well as any additional tasks given by management.

We are extremely proud of all our dedicated team, which is why we ensure to provide each of our Support Workers with a fantastic bundle of employee benefits. You will receive weekly pay, accruable holiday entitlement, a free Enhanced Child & Adult Workforce DBS scheme*, option to be added onto a pension scheme, online training if required with certificates given to keep, excellent pay rates, a friendly team of consultants to support you and much more!

A minimum of six months paid experience within the care sector is required to be considered for the position.

The ability to drive is not essential for this position.

Don't wait any longer, click that "APPLY" button now to be contacted by one of our consultants!

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this role.

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Winona Bulmer

Winona Bulmer

I am a recruitment consultant in our Health & Social Care sector where I specialise in placing great support workers and other healthcare professionals into temporary work. I am very organised wit

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