Tower Hamlets, London
Up to £22568 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave, Pension+
Permanent
Job description

Recruiting for a CSR Support Worker to join our Service!

GBP 22,568 per annum, working 35 hours per week, plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more.

Job Overview:

Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to join a busy, dynamic and engaging team working in Tower Hamlets. Support Workers enable people with particular needs to manage their tenancies and live independent lives of their choosing in the community and move towards greater independence by providing a flexible and individually tailored support package. The project has one high support building with 20 self contained flats, with additional communal space and a garden as well as two low support buildings with 19 self contained flats/bed-sits spread over two sites.

Key Responsibilities:

Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to join a busy, dynamic and engaging team working in Tower Hamlets. Support Workers enable people with particular needs to manage their tenancies and live independent lives of their choosing in the community and move towards greater independence by providing a flexible and individually tailored support package. The project has one high support building with 20 self contained flats, with additional communal space and a garden as well as two low support buildings with 19 self contained flats/bed-sits spread over two sites.

Person Specification:

- Enjoys social interaction and the company of others, joins in local activities to encourage customer involvement

- Approachable 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 organised

- Flexible

- Open to feedback and self development

- 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 essentially customer-focused

- Is motivated towards excellence and improvement of personal performance with a can do attitude

- Ability to cope positively with challenging and diverse behaviours

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Essential:

- Adept use of Microsoft programmes and an ability and willing to learn how to use new recording and reporting software

Desirable:

- Experience working in mental health

- Up to NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent or experience in the social care/charity sector

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.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion at work and are accredited with the Inclusive Employers Standard 2020. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

More about 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: 07 December 2021
Closed date: 04 January 2022
Job ref: REQ003186
Tags: Support Worker