Support Worker

Recruiter
Depaul UK.
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£21,975 per annum INC LW
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At Depaul UK we are currently looking for a Support Worker (Progression Coach) to come and join our team based in Creekside Foyer, London, on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary of £21,975 per annum including London Weighting plus pension and benefits.

Depaul helps people around the UK who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged, with a special focus on young people. We are a homelessness charity with the largest network of emergency accommodation for young people in the UK, making a difference to the lives of thousands of young people each year. We are unique, innovative and very passionate about what we do, working in the very heart of local communities.

You will have a vital role to play in helping us achieve our mission of offering homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to fulfil their potential and move towards an independent and positive future.

Since we started in 1989, we have helped more than 63,000 young people. To find out more about the work we do visit our website or follow us on Facebook

As our Support Worker you will be expected to have a flexible, pro-active and organised approach in dealing with day to day duties with a commitment towards working to improvements and a passion in promoting Depaul values.

You will be based in a 42 bed space Foyer in the Borough of Greenwich. Candidates will manage a case load of up to 10 clients in the 16 to 24 age bracket with medium to low identified support needs.  Candidates should have a good working knowledge of current IT packages including Word and Excel and have a good understanding of completing support plans, risk assessments, goal setting and carry out key working sessions.

In particular as our Support Worker you will have:

- Knowledge of risk assessments, support plans and goal setting

- Welfare and benefit knowledge

- Needs led approach in working with individual residents

- Organised and proactive approach

In return as our Support Worker, we can offer you…

In return we can offer a range of employee benefits including; competitive salary, five weeks annual holiday plus bank holidays (rising to six weeks plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, life assurance and childcare voucher scheme.

So if this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to become our new Support Worker then please click ‘apply’ today - don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date: Monday, 14 August 2017 midday

Interview Date: Friday, 25 August 2017

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.

Depaul UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.