Lewisham, Greater London
£12.67 per hour (+holiday pay)
Temporary, Full-time
Job description

Our client has provided specialist residential, community and prison-based support to those with substance misuse issues for over 50 years. They are currently recruiting for a Senior Support Worker to join one of their dedicated accommodation teams based in Lewisham.

As Senior Support Worker you will work as part of a team to develop and maintain high quality supported accommodation services to individuals working towards recovery from drug and alcohol use. You will participate in psychologically informed approaches to service delivery, ensuring the service operates in a responsive and dynamic way to the presenting needs of service users. You will ensure that the accommodation is maintained to a high standard of repair, and ultimately provides a safe, welcoming space for those who live there.

To apply for this role, you must have demonstrable experience of working in residential service with people with supported needs related to alcohol/substance misuse and mental health. You must have the ability to manage a caseload of clients with complex needs, and experience of working in partnership with a range of other agencies. Overall you will be energetic, and engaging, passionate about ensuring high level of support needs to those with substance misuse issues.

Please note this is initially a temporary role for 1-2 months.

Please only apply if you are available asap and have an enhanced DBS registered to the online update service or issued within the last year.

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Posted on: 22 October 2021
Closed date: 01 November 2021
Job ref: hq00179657
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker