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Live West
Truro, Cornwall
£20,600 - £22,900 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Kensington and Chelsea
Up to £22360 per annum + benefits
Clean Slate Training & Employment
Multiple Locations
£12.09 - £12.63 per hour
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Tower Hamlets
Up to £19565 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Richmond Upon Thames
Up to £22360 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Tower Hamlets
Up to £22360 per annum
Thames Reach
London
£25,833 – £26, 772 ILW & 6.5% employer & 1.5% employee contributory
Clean Slate Training & Employment
Multiple Locations
£12.09 - £12.63 per hour
Leighton-Linslade Homeless Service
Leighton Buzzard
£19,000 - £20,500 per year
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Lambeth, London
Up to £22360 per annum
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Kensington and Chelsea, London
Up to £23478 per annum + benefits
Permanent
Job description

Recruiting for a Waking Night Support Worker to join our Homelessness and Complex Needs Service in Kensington & Chelsea!


GBP 23,478 per annum, 42 hours per week, plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension Scheme, staff discounts, healthcare and more.


RBKC Complex Needs Service has 5 distinct housing components with a further 3 floating supporting sites accommodating up to 136 residents who present with multiple and/or complex needs including but not exclusive to, substance misuse, mental health, domestic violence, history of violent behaviour, ex-offenders, chaotic and hard to reach groups. All staff in the service may be required to work across any of the sites supported by the service.


Job Overview:


Night Support Workers enable people with particular needs to manage their tenancies and live independent lives of their choosing in the community. Night Support Workers are responsible for ensuring continuity of a support service at night and for keeping customers and the building safe.


Key Responsibilities:


- Building supportive, trusting relationships with customers and creating a positive atmosphere
- Working proactively with other members of the team to handle the service caseload and administrative responsibilities
- Conducting key work sessions as required, 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'
- Providing support with daily living activities, including practical assistance to support customers to independent living e.g. budgeting, cooking, establishing a night time routine
- Supporting customers to maintain a healthy environment and where appropriate assisting them to clean their accommodation and maintain good personal hygiene
- Assisting in the recording and reporting of customer incidents
- Managing customer referrals, completing assessments and obtaining and maintaining all relevant paperwork
- Developing productive relationships with partner organisations to improve service outcomes
- Adhering to lone working protocols and maintaining high levels of awareness in relation to the health and safety of yourself and colleagues
- Involving customers in the design, development and delivery of the service
- Encouraging and enabling tenants to pay their rent and avoid personal debt
- 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
- Taking on shift leading responsibilities by coordinating and leading shifts in the absence of a manager
- Being responsible for the handover of key information between shifts
- Adhering to all other Look Ahead's policies and procedures
- Engaging in learning and development activity to increase knowledge and skills
- 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
- Exudes a warm friendly presence 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 organized
- Able to apply the right balance of care and support dependant on the needs of the customer
- 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 motivated towards excellence and improvement of personal performance with a can do attitude
- Ability to cope positively with challenging and diverse behaviour
- Ability to adhere to Look Ahead's professional boundaries policy


Skills, Knowledge and Experience:


Essential:


- NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent with little or some previous relevant sector work experience

If your application for this role is unsuccessful, but we feel that you would be suitable for another role, we may contact you to discuss alternative opportunities. If this occurs you would not need to submit another application for the alternative role.

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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: 13 November 2020
Closing date: 11 December 2020
Job ref: REQ002221
Tags: Social Care/Development,Support Worker
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