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North Bristol NHS Trust
£38,890 - £44,503 per year
An exciting and new opportunity has arisen for an experienced financial analyst to join Southmead Hospital Charity.
Bristol 0.38 miles
£38,000 - £42,000 pro rata + generous package
This role will involve working closely with local police, multi-agency partners and delivery providers in sites
Developing Health & Independence
Bath and North East Somerset 11.12 miles
NJC pt 9-19 (£20,903 - £25,481) pro rata
Sight Support West of England
BS16, Bristol 3.58 miles
£32,000 - £34,000 p.a. depending on experience
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Bristol 0.14 miles
£20,700 - £22,900 per annum
Job description
We are looking for and enthusiastic and committed individual to join our support team at Bristol Foyer.  This is a full-time post where you will be required to work as part of a rota Monday to Friday between 8am and 9pm.  You will be working for a Housing Association that specialises in providing housing related support to young people aged 16 to 21 years of age with a wide variety of complex needs.

You will work with each individual to draw up a support plan and support them to meet their goals and aspirations.  You will be supporting young people with budgeting, benefits, health and wellbeing, housing, maintaining tenancies, sign-posting to specialist services, employment and training and independent living skills.

Within the role you will be liaising with external agencies such as social workers, benefit, housing etc and attend meeting as and when required.

Our offer at the Bristol Foyer focuses on empowering young people who are either homeless or threatened with homelessness to increase their options, make positive choices and promote independent living.

This role will be challenging at times as you will be working with and supporting young people across a range of difficult and challenging issues/behaviours and using your initiative and problem solving will be key.

You will benefit from regular supervision and team meetings so that you are able to network and exchange ideas with colleagues.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups, and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. Appointment to the post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you are passionate about unlocking the potential of young people and supporting them to be the best that they can be, we are looking for you! 

To be considered for this support role:

- You will have empathy and understanding of the needs of young people who are experiencing homelessness, leaving care and the barriers they face.
- You will understand the impact of trauma and can show us you have experience of or the ability to provide high-quality support whilst managing challenging situations.
- Have an understanding, or experience, of issues surrounding homelessness and good awareness of associated risks this may bring such as alcohol and substance misuse, mental health, self-harm, offending behaviour
- Be resilient with the ability to be open and responsive to the challenging needs of young people and commissioners of the service
- Have an understanding, or experience, of lone working
- Have a knowledge and understanding of welfare and housing benefits
- Have the ability to motivate and engage young people in the Foyer service and their pathway to independence.
- Be able to adapt your style and be able to ‘think on the spot’ when reacting to difficult situations.
- You will be committed to LiveWest values and bring enthusiasm and willingness within all aspects of the role and service.

You should have good IT skills, excellent interpersonal skills and understand the importance of working within equal opportunities, safeguarding and confidentiality guidelines. You are able to communicate on different levels both verbally and in writing.
In return, we provide a generous entitlement to paid holiday increasing with length of service, a pension scheme, a healthcare cash back plan, and great opportunities and support to develop your career.

At LiveWest, we believe in a home for everyone.  We own and manage 36,000 homes across the South West, from Cornwall to Gloucestershire.
We take the time to listen to, understand and learn from our customers.  We focus on thriving as a business and employer, so we can deliver more homes and even better services.
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Posted on: 17 September 2020
Closing date: 01 October 2020
Job ref: 0501
Tags: Social Care/Development
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