Tower Hamlets, London
Up to £22568 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave, Pension Schemes+more
Temporary
Job description
Recruiting for a Support Worker to join our Service in Tower Hamlets!
GBP 22,568 per annum, working 40 hours per week, plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more.
Job Overview:
To enable vulnerable people living in a variety of different tenures to manage their tenancies and move towards greater independence within the community by providing a flexible and individually tailored support package.
Key Responsibilities:
- Undertake key-working responsibilities for a caseload assigned by the Team Leader / Manager
- Undertake initial and continuous assessment of needs and potential risks and agree levels of support and actions
- Create support/action plans for providing appropriate services based on the assessment and reflecting the services and resources available
- Support customers to access local activities and services in order to maintain and improve well-being, access benefits and reduce isolation.
- Support customers to undertake activity of daily living (ADL), including practical assistance where they have not yet developed the skills, to ensure customers enjoy a high quality of accommodation and maintain their home.
- Develop and maintain links with all key agencies and service providers in the local community
- Empower customers to ensure they receive the service and benefits they are entitled to
Please see the Look Ahead website for the full job description
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
Person Specification:
Relationship-building-
Motivation-
Adaptability-
Communication-
Problem solving-
Self-awareness-
Leadership-
Please see the Look Ahead website for the full job description
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Essential:
- Past or present experience in providing support to people with mental health, Learning Disability, Substance misuse and Autism.
Desirable:
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More about Look Ahead Care and Support
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: 29 September 2021
Closed date: 20 October 2021
Job ref: REQ002995
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work