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Children's HIV Association
£32,000 per year (FTE)
Specialist Project Support Officer - Provide emotional and social support to children, young people and families who are living with HIV.
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Lambeth and Southwark Mind
£23,000 per year
Seeking experienced mental health support workers to assist with the implementation of a new community mental health model in Southwark.
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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Lambeth, London
Up to £22568 per annum + plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension+
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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Richmond Upon Thames
Up to £9027 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave, Pension scheme+
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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London
Up to £23000 per annum + plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension+
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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Tower Hamlets
Up to £23725 per annum + plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension scheme+
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Phoenix Futures
£24,728.13 per year
Phoenix Futures is looking to recruit a passionate and solution focussed Senior Young Persons Recovery Worker for our HYPE service

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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Lambeth, London
Up to £23133 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave, Pension+
SE8, London
£21,000 - £24,000 per year
We have the vision of a UK where “No good food goes to waste”.
Sutton Methodist Circuit
£23,480 per year FTE
Person with a passion for people and establishing an exciting entirely new project
Equal People Mencap
£20,000 per year
Team Leader with Equal People supporting vulnerable adults and children to participate in community life and pursue their aims and dreams
Phoenix Futures
N7, London
£24,633.89 per annum
Recovery Worker- HMP Pentonville £24,633.24 rising incrementally to £28,237.79 (inclusive of £3,085 London Weighting)
Brent Centre for Young People
Greater London
£25,000 - £28,000 per year
This is a good opportunity for an enthusiastic community worker to develop further.
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Hackney, London
Up to £25000 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes+
Job description

Recruiting for a Drugs and Alcohol Specialist Support Worker to join our Service in Hackney!

£25,000 per annum, working 40 hours per week, plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more.

Job Overview:

East London Apartments provides 24 hour accommodation based support for up to 31 individuals with complex histories, multiple traumas, complex personality disorder(s) and a varied, disrupted housing history with experience of homelessness.

East London Apartments implements and promotes the Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) model. This is an approach to supporting people out of homelessness, in particular those who have experienced complex trauma or are diagnosed with a personality disorder. It also considers the psychological needs of staff: developing skills and knowledge, increasing motivation, job satisfaction and resilience.

Working with individuals with complex needs, who may display challenging, chaotic behaviours, regularly test boundaries and have experienced multiple traumas as a result of abuse, neglect and years of street homelessness, it is integral that the post holder is motivated to support individuals to progress. They should continually hold aspirations for individuals despite multiple setbacks, and display emotional resilience, able to process challenging incidents and remain motivated to deliver excellent support.

You will provide information, social inclusion and vocational opportunities to support people to recover and stay well; exercise choice and control in their care and lives; and participate on an equal footing in the community. Provision of care and support is also provided to develop a model of re-enablement towards self-advocacy, self-management and empowerment, incorporating the principles and practice of recovery, co-production and peer support. Post holders will deliver trauma informed and asset based support to a caseload of up to 6 service users with needs aligned to their specialism - caseload is subject to change depending on the service needs.

Key Responsibilities:

Building supportive, trusting relationships with customers and external partners, creating a positive atmosphere

Carrying out holistic assessments of new customers which incorporate relevant statutory referral information

Conducting regular key work sessions that are innovative and engaging in order to achieve Support Plan goals

Keyworking the most complex service users with particular needs aligned with the post holder's specialism - Drug and Alcohol

Create support plans for providing appropriate services based on on-going assessment and reflecting the services and resources available to enable customer to progress in their recovery

Ensuring ongoing assessment and management of risks associated with customers within an attitude of 'positive risk taking'

Provide support and access to relevant services to enable customers to continue their recovery and empower customers to self-manage their medication regimes through individual re-enablement programmes and informed decision making

Undertake support work in partnership with external stakeholders to compliment their interventions, leading on partnering with specialist stakeholders;

Upskilling staff team in particular area of expertise - Drug and Alcohol

Developing productive relationships with partner organisations to improve service outcomes

Demonstrate strong commitment to the functioning of the staff team and to support colleagues in providing a high level of service and safety to customers

Involving customers in the design, development and delivery of the service

Adhering to lone working protocols and maintaining high levels of awareness in relation to the health and safety of yourself and colleagues

Ensuring Look Ahead Health and Safety policies and local protocols are adhered to at all times e.g. fire risk assessments, fire alarm checks etc.

Being responsible for the handover of key information between shifts

Provide structured support and guidance to other front line staff in their area of expertise

To lead groups and activities - offering a range of appropriate therapeutic and recovery focused interactions and activities

A full job description and further details are available on the 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

Posted on: 30 November 2021
Closing date: 28 December 2021
Job ref: REQ002919
Tags: Support Worker
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