”To reach and empower the community with a holistic approach to helping tackle homelessness in London”
- Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity that will keep you on your toes?Do you like working with people?
- Do you have amazing communication skills?
- Do you have an interest in the social care?
- Are you self-motivated even when working alone?
To support vulnerable single homeless adults who have been referred to our service. Individuals reside in our shared temporary accommodation and receive floating support from you, to ensure that they can acquire the skills needed to progress to independent living
As a Support Coordinator you will be assigned to a client group and provide them with guidance, according to their assessed needs, and their care and support plan. You will enable your clients to self-develop and progress, reaching the personal goals they have set so that they can move on to being fully independent in the community.
This is primarily a lone working role and will involve communicating face to face with clients on a regular basis. You will conduct one to one key work sessions, house group meetings, signposting and link them in with other support services.
You will be required to attend regular support team meetings, one-to-one supervision with your line manager, and attend mandatory in-house training offered by Assisted Accommodation.
- Have excellent communication skills and be able to converse with clients in an appropriate manner.
- To have a sufficient understanding of both spoken and written English language to be able to effectively record and report as well as adhere to written company policy and procedure.
- Own transport car/cycle
- To understand UK social care practices and regulations.
- Be confident in asserting boundaries.
- To be comfortable in lone working
- Have confidence in communicating with other community organisations, and or, local authority departments who may be supporting the service user.
- Having an empathetic and understanding nature is vital.
- Understand the importance of confidentiality and be able to apply this to your role.
- Ability to follow good working practices and procedures.
- Have a basic understanding of using IT systems including Ms. Word and Outlook.
- Level 2 Qualification in Health and Social Care
- Have knowledge and understanding of writing care plans and risk assessments
- An understanding of equality and diversity guidelines
- Have some knowledge and experience of supporting people in the community
If successful, you will be joining the floating support team that works with vulnerable adults with an array of support needs such as mental health, substance and alcohol misuse, and homelessness.
Multiple full-time positions are available in a fast-growing organisation available for an immediate start with a competitive salary based on experience.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory DBS check and successfully completing a 2-week Taster induction.
Please call 020 888 91119 to confirm your interest once your application has been submitted through Charity Jobs. Thank you
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