Prospectus are delighted to be partnering with a leading sheltered housing provider, striving to help homeless people build firm foundations by facilitating their independence and integration into society. They are now recruiting for an experienced Support Worker to work on a temporary basis for one of their supported housing services, based in South London.
As a Support Worker, you will support and empower young vulnerable service users to increase their life skills, self-management and confidence in order to successfully sustain independent living. You will support service users with a range of complex needs to engage in meaningful activities including healthy choices and living, opportunities available in education, employment and training and positive relationships. In addition, you will also work closely with local health services and specialist agencies to maximise services and opportunities available to your clients.
To be considered for this position, you will be able to demonstrate passion and motivation to support vulnerable young people on their path to independent living and have a good understanding of the causes and challenges of homelessness. Proven experience of successfully managing a caseload of service users with multiple and complex needs is essential as well as a strong knowledge of safeguarding, health and safety and confidentiality.
Please initially apply with a Word format copy of your CV (successful candidates will then be asked to complete an application form).
Please only apply if you are available asap and have a DBS issued within the last 6 months, or registered to the online update service.