Newark, Nottinghamshire
£17,189 - £18,661 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Russell House provides temporary accommodation for single homeless people aged 16 years and above and have a local connection to the Newark and Sherwood area. The service is made up of 15 self-contained units and is staffed 24 hours a day by support workers.  

The aim of the service is to provide a safe secure environment for our residents and work with them to achieve goals identified in their support plan before they move on to more permanent accommodation.

We are looking for candidates who can communicate with people in a friendly and welcoming manner. You will need to be reliable and enthusiastic with some experience of dealing with the public in a busy service environment. Experience of working in a hostel or similar environment is preferable but NOT essential.

The main functions of this role will be;

• to build the skills of service users to empower them to maximise their independence

• to contribute to the achievement of contractual service obligations

• to work in partnership to maximise service delivery

• to assess individual service user’s skills and needs and to work positively with risk

• to prepare documented assessments and support plans with service users

• to support service users to engage with the move on process

• as a member of the team to engage with the management of the building 

What we offer: Life Assurance, Pension (up to 4% matched by FHA), Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Benefits, Additional Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Learning programmes tailored to suit different roles and services, Health Cash Plan.

Framework supports all employees to achieve a better work/life balance. Should you wish us to consider flexible working or job share as part of your application please state this on your application in the supporting statement section.

To protect the health & wellbeing of those receiving support from Framework, colleagues and the wider community, any job offer is conditional upon the prospective post-holder having been vaccinated against Covid-19, or agreeing to do so during their six month probation period, except where such a requirement would be unreasonable in the circumstances.

98% of the workforce in a recent staff survey said they were proud to work for Framework.

Framework is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Registered charity No: 1060941.

As a Disability Confident employer we warmly encourage job applications from people with disabilities. Framework is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application



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Posted on: 24 November 2021
Closing date: 22 December 2021
Tags: Support Worker

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