Hounslow, Middlesex
Up to £23200 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave, Pension +
Job description
Recruiting for an Enhanced Support Worker to join our service in Hounslow!
£23,200 per annum, 40 hours per week, 25 days snnual Leave, pension schemes, staff discounts, healthcare & more. Permanent & temp roles available.
Job Overview
We are recruiting for Enhanced Support Workers to join our dynamic service & team. You will be able to be creatively engage young people in order to minimise risks & increase their independence. Partnership working is the heart of supporting our young people & Enhanced Support Workers are required to build & maintain those relationships to coordinate the young person's support. This role requires working on a rota pattern covering a mix of shifts between 7.45am & 10pm including weekends.
Key Responsibilities
-Responsible for key-working a caseload
-Undertake initial and continuous assessment of needs & potential risks, agree levels of support & actions to professional standards
-Co-develop a positive behaviour support plan with the individual that identifies triggers & actions required to enable positive risk taking through reduced risks
-Support customers to engage with agreed support programme
-Support customers to claim & receive eligible benefits, deal with relevant agencies to develop life skills, budgeting, financial literacy & managing finances
-Encourage tenants to pay their rent & to ensure that rent accounts are managed effectively
-Enable customers to improve their skills to manage their day-to-day activities
-Support customers to access other services and/or work in partnership with other agencies
-Develop & maintain links with key agencies & service providers in the local community
-Lead on an area of specialism, build partnerships & develop internal & external opportunities for service-users in this area
-Support customers to maintain activities including but not limited to education, employment, training, informal accreditation & volunteering
-Promote customers to develop social skills, positive & healthy relationships & keep safe in a variety of settings
-Engage customers to place their voice, aspirations & interests at the heart of service delivery promoting inclusion & community cohesion
-Positively support customers to understand their child's development in line with best practice guidance
-Advice customers to move on to housing opportunities & offering assistance in finding accommodation
-Ensure that referrals are chased proactively to fill vacant properties
Further details are available on the website.
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: 30 November 2021
Closed date: 28 December 2021
Job ref: REQ003010
Tags: Support Worker