Richmond Upon Thames, London
Up to £22500 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes+
Job description
Recruiting for a Floating Support Worker to join our Service!
GBP 22,500 per annum, working 40 hours per week, plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more.
Job Overview:
Floating Support Team provide time limited support to people living with complex Mental Health Conditions, who hold their own tenancy agreements and live within a geographical area. Floating Support Team give practical support to help people sustain their tenancy, stay well, exercise choice and control in their care and lives and participate on an equal footing in the community. Support is also provided to develop a model of re-enablement towards self-advocacy, self-management and empowerment, incorporating the principles and practice of recovery, co-production and peer support. As a Senior Floating Support Worker you will be expected to undertake duties as part of the management team which include supporting the team with their responsibilities whilst working flexibly to respond to the needs of their customer case load. This also includes coaching and guiding the team with complex cases. This role will hold line management responsibilities for 2 to 3 support workers.
Key Responsibilities:
This is not an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of Look Ahead.
-Undertake key-working responsibilities for a caseload assigned by the Team Leader/ Manager. Creatively working to engage with customers.
-Undertake initial and continuous assessment of needs and potential risks and agree levels of support and actions.
Person Specification:
-Enjoys social interaction and the company of others, joins in local activities to encourage customer involvement
-Exudes a warm friendly presence and open behaviour
-Able to work alone with good initiative
-Is motivated towards excellence and improvement of personal performance with a can do attitude
-Ability to cope positively with challenging and diverse behaviour
-Is able to implement strong professional boundaries
-Able to inspire young people
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
- NVQ Level 2 or equivalent.
- Managerial Experience
- Experience in Mental Health
Full JD on website
More about Look Ahead Care and Support
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 September 2021
Closed date: 05 October 2021
Job ref: REQ002863
Tags: Support Worker