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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Ealing, London 10.14 miles
Up to £22360 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Brent, London 9.24 miles
Up to £22360 per annum + benefits
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Tower Hamlets 0.53 miles
Up to £22360 per annum + benefits
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Richmond Upon Thames 14.37 miles
Up to £22360 per annum
University of East London Students' Union
Royal Docks 4.21 miles
£26,000 per year
This is a relatively new role so it's an amazing opportunity for somebody to make a difference from the beginning.
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Hounslow, Middlesex 10.47 miles
Up to £22360 per annum + benefits
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Ealing, London 10.14 miles
Up to £24000 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Tower Hamlets 0.53 miles
Up to £22928 per annum + benefits
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Kensington and Chelsea 7.2 miles
Up to £22360 per annum
St Martin of Tours
London 2.92 miles
£18,559 - £19,732 per year + 50 per month Forensic Supplement + Waking Night Shift Supplement
Are you committed to making a real difference to our service users lives? If the answer is yes, then St Martins would love to hear from you!
Centre 404
London 3.44 miles
£18,759 per annum (pro rata), rising to £20,683 per annum (pro rata)
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Islington, London 3.62 miles
Up to £22360 per annum
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Ealing, London 10.14 miles
Up to £22360 per annum
Permanent
Job description

Recruiting Support Workers to join our Young Peoples Service in Ealing!


£22,360 per annum, 40 hours per week plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more.


Minster House is a specialist semi-independent living (SIL) service for young people in and leaving care aged 16-21 providing a high level of support to customers with a variety of complex needs. The service supports six young people and the referrals can be from any local authority.


Job Overview:


The service is staffed 24/7 by a team of Support Workers and Night Support Workers. Support Workers will provide support to customers to help them develop the life skills they require to meet the assessed needs of the customers of the service. They will work with customers to promote social inclusion and alongside other members of the team to promote independent living, encouraging customers to maximise their skills and choices.

This role requires working on a 4 week rolling rota basis with combined shifts including early shifts 8.00am-16.00pm, late shifts 14:00pm-22:00pm and some weekend.


Key Responsibilities:


- Building supportive, trusting relationships with customers
- Working proactively with other members of the team to handle the service caseload and administrative responsibilities
- Supporting key customers to set personalised goals in the form of a Support Plan
- Conducting regular key work sessions that are innovative and engaging in order to achieve Support Plan goals
- Ensuring ongoing assessment and management of risks associated with customers within an attitude of 'positive risk taking'
- Proactively manage risk and safety both in and outside of their physical living environment
- Providing support with daily living activities, including practical assistance where skills are not yet developed, to ensure that customers enjoy a high quality of accommodation
- Proactive development of links with local statutory and voluntary organisations to provide a range of engagement opportunities for customers in the community
- Involving customers in the design, development and delivery of the service
- Empowering customers to ensure they receive the service and benefits they are entitled to
- Encouraging and enabling customers to pay their rent and ensure that rent accounts are managed effectively
- Ensuring Look Ahead Health and Safety policies are adhered to at all time and to uphold all health and safety responsibilities within relevant policies and local protocols
- Adhering to all other Look Ahead's policies and procedures
- Engaging in learning and development activity to increase knowledge and skills
- Day to day instruction/ supervision of Assistant Support Workers/domestic staff/Bank Support Workers where appropriate
- Undertaking any other duties consistent with the grade and nature of the post as assigned by the Team Leader/Manager


This is not an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of Look Ahead.


Person Specification:


- Enjoys social interaction and the company of others, joins in local activities to encourage customer involvement
- Approachable and open behaviour
- Prefers working as part of a group or team
- Is fundamentally calm and resilient, does not let emotion adversely affect them or obscure their judgement
- Has a practical and logical mind and is naturally well organised
- Flexible
- Open to feedback and self development
- Thrives on change and enjoys dynamic diverse environments
- Is confident with high levels of self-esteem
- Is respectful, articulate and sensitive in style of communication
- Is essentially customer-focused
- Is motivated towards excellence and improvement of personal performance with a can do attitude
- Ability to cope positively with challenging and diverse behaviours

For more information or to apply please visit our website.

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Look Ahead Care and Support

Look Ahead supports around 8,000 people across London and the South East each year. People who for a variety of reasons may need some extra suppor... Read more

Refreshed on: 05 June 2020
Closing date: 19 June 2020
Job ref: REQ001925
Tags: Support Worker
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