Hostel Support Worker

Posted 12 February 2024
Salary £20.29 via an Umbrella Company
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameThomas Hele

Job description

Our client, based in Southwest London, is currently recruiting for a Complex Needs Support Worker on a 3-month temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is fixed at £17.30 PAYE or £20.29 Umbrella.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with vulnerable adults, hold a clear, enhanced DBS taken out within the last three years and show a passion for delivering excellent support.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Working with a caseload of 5-7 individuals who are living with a range of complex needs

  • Assisting with the day to day running of the hostel

  • Carrying out building checks and Health & Safety checks

  • Liaising with other professionals to arrange additional care for clients

  • Advocating on behalf of clients

  • Completing housing applications and referrals forms

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Good organisational and time management skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team

  • Risk assessment and management

  • Experience of supporting vulnerable people or groups

Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Split across the following shifts – 07:00-15:00 or 14:30-22:30 or 09:00-17:00 or 12:00-20:00

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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