Lead Worker - TST South

Posted 28 June 2024
Salary £24.54ph via Umbrella
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameCaitlin MacNamee

Job description

Our client, based across London, is currently recruiting for a Lead Worker on a 2-month temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is set at £24.54 via an Umbrella company.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with vulnerable adults, hold a clear, enhanced DBS taken out within the last three years and also have access to their own vehicle.

Previous experience supervising staff is also highly desirable.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing a caseload of clients who have recently been moved into temporary accommodation
  • Conducting initial assessments to determine a person’s suitability for the service
  • Ensuring that clients attend essential appointments
  • Creating individualised support plans and risk assessments
  • Providing Universal Credit advice
  • Ultimately supporting the individual until the time when they can independently move into more permanent accommodation

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Previous experience managing a team in a social care setting
  • 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

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 2-days home working

Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

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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