Bank Project Worker

Region 
East Anglia
Town 
Felixstowe
Reference 
68423
Salary 
£9.20 per hour

Bank Project Worker

Langley Close, Felixstowe

£9.20 per hour (rising to £9.69 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) Subject to April 2020 Pay Review

Hours as and when required

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank contracts allow you to choose from available shifts while giving you the benefits of a consistent work place and the opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support

We have a great opportunity for a Bank Project Worker with passion and drive to provide support for our young people at Langley Close. Located within walking distance of Felixstowe town centre, our supported living service provides accommodation and support for those who are aged 16 to 21, and homeless or at risk of homelessness.

If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to work with clients on their journey towards achieving their goals.

The role of Bank Project Worker will include:

  • Regularly assessing the needs of clients by writing and updating support plans, and signposting access to education, training and employment
  • Supporting clients in their day to day living i.e with cooking and cleaning
  • Offering housing-related support
  • Assisting clients with managing finances and welfare benefits
  • Encouraging social inclusion and helping clients to build their confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the clients and actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as an advocate when required
  • Promoting safe working practices by undertaking risk assessments within legislative frameworks

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience of working with vulnerable people
  • An understanding of drug and alcohol use and addiction, as well as mental health issues although full training will be given
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good interpersonal, communication and customer care skills
  • The ability to react effectively under pressure
  • NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards, is essential
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.

Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary

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