Bank Project Worker

Closing date 
22/07/2019
Region 
South East
Town 
Brighton
Reference 
48833
Salary 
£9.66 per hour

Bank Project Worker

Brighton and Hove Foyer, Brighton

£9.66 per hour (rising to £10.17 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Hours as and when required

Brighton and Hove Foyer is a supported housing project for 16-25 year olds. Through asset-based personalised support and a psychologically-informed approach, we assist young people to move on to greater independence. All our clients will have experienced homelessness and some may be care leavers. Issues they are dealing with include mental health, substance misuse, finding employment, education and training and learning independent living skills.

We have a great opportunity for a Bank Project Worker with passion and drive to provide support, enabling our clients with a range of complex needs to achieve their potential and live more independently within their community. You will use your skills to work with colleagues and partner agencies to achieve the best outcome for our clients.

The role of Bank Project Worker will include:

  • Regular keyworking and action planning so that relevant support is provided, ensuring our clients are empowered and enabled to maximise their own potential. This includes assessing clients’ needs, writing and reviewing action plans
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies in partnership with clients, actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as an advocate when required
  • Ensuring Sanctuary Supported Living delivers its safeguarding responsibilities
  • Some evening, weekend and sleep-in shifts may be required

Skills and experiences:

  • Sound knowledge of action/support planning, keyworking, risk assessment and safeguarding
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar
  • A positive approach to working with young people

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

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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