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Hope at Home, Remote
£24,951 per year FTE (£19,960 part time actual)
Posted 6 days ago Quick Apply
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£28,000 per year
You will help FoodCycle provide delicious community meals and great conversation, using food which would otherwise go to waste.
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£25,278.74 pro rata
Job description

Adult support worker (women's refuge)- Female only 

£25,278.74 pro rata 


Part Time - 30 hours per week 

Our client has a new opportunity available for a Support Worker to join them on a part time basis working 30 hours per week to provide intensive housing and support services to vulnerable women and their children who have fled domestic abuse and are now residing in the women’s refuge service.  

The role 

Due to the nature of the role this is vacancy is only open to Female Applicants.  

This is a key worker position in which you will intervene at times of crisis, promote independence and empower victims to move on from an abusive relationship reaching the full potential and maintain independence in their own tenancy.     

As a Support Worker, you will participate in the assessment of service-user needs, set up the agreement of support and welcome them to their new accommodation as required. With good communication skills you will enable the service users to develop or maintain a sense of achievement and fulfilment and will assist in the development of life skills, encouraging a wide range of activities including involvement in the local community. 

What do you need to have?   

  • Some experience working with the designated service-user group  

  • NVQ level II in Health and Social Care or equivalent. 

  • A good understanding of the principles of practice in working with vulnerable people. 

  • Knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on victims and their families  

  • Knowledge of the benefit system  

  • Knowledge of children’s services  

  • Excellent naturalistic observation skills  

  • Good verbal and written communication skills  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and being able to work with service users, colleagues, families and external individuals.     

  • IDVA qualified or willingness to complete (funded by the company) 

  • Good motivational skills, being able to encourage residents to maximise their opportunities.     

  • Full Driving Licence and access to a vehicle for business use  

*For occupational requirement reasons they are looking to appoint a female only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9)  

An enhanced DBS disclosure check is a requirement for this post and will be undertaken for the successful candidate  

What they can offer in return: 

  • A competitive salary and annual leave entitlement  

  • Extra day of annual leave for birthdays totalling 33 (inc. bank holidays) pro rata. Annual leave also increases for every year of service up to 5 years totalling 38 days (inc bank hols)  

  • Defined Benefit Pension Scheme  

  • A range of other benefits  

Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received. They will be interviewing as applications come in so apply early to avoid disappointment!  

They are an equal opportunities and disability confident employer who welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community, and they encourage applications from people who are underrepresented in areas of the organisation.  

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Posted on: 23 November 2023
Closing date: 14 December 2023 at 23:30
Job ref: NTX958828
Tags: Social Work,Care Management
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