Taunton, Somerset
£20,300.00 pro rata
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Support Worker (Criminal Justice) - Positive Somerset Lives
Location: Taunton
Contract: Permanent 
Hours: Part time - 22.5 hours per week 
Salary: £20,300.00 pro rata 
Closing Date: Monday 03rd August '20 (12 noon). 

Julian House is looking to appoint a part-time (22.5 hours per week) Support Worker to support people from an offending background who face multiple and complex needs.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, have experience of supporting people who have been involved within the criminal justice system. They will have a good understanding of barriers and issues faced by people leaving prison and knowledge of the pathways to rehabilitation and recovery.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged people.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assessing, planning and enacting person-centred packages of support
  • Deliver individual key support working, so that people with complex/multiple needs are able to reduce barriers to community integration and are motivated to achieve desistance from offending, sustained rehabilitation and play a full and positive part within the community
  • Deliver high quality and effective housing management across service buildings
  • Engage, motivate and progress people towards the attainment of independent living skills and into employment, training and learning opportunities
  • Engage in team and partnership agency working to ensure effective delivery of all service area

What’s in it for you?

You will be involved in an exciting supported housing project and help to determine the success of it. As an employee, you will receive an excellent benefits package which includes a Health cash plan and pension scheme: up to 6% Employer contribution.

As an employee, you will receive an excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Cash health care plan 
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (depending on length of service) 
  • Employer pension contribution (up to 6% of your gross salary) 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff Award Scheme 
  • 20% Discount at Julian House Shops and Bike Workshops 

Julian House has a supportive culture, providing regular supervision and line management alongside externally facilitated reflective practice which enables staff to look after their own health and well-being whilst giving their best in their roles. 
To Apply: 
Please apply by completing an online application form outlining why you would fit the role, via our jobs page on our Julian House website.

Previous candidates need not apply.

Closing date: Monday 03rd August '20 (12 noon). 

More about Julian House
Julian House

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Refreshed on: 12 August 2020
Closed date: 03 September 2020
Tags: Support Worker, Housing Management

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