Bank Project Worker

Closing date 
24/07/2019
Region 
South East
Town 
Colchester
Reference 
49038
Salary 
£9.66 per hour

Bank Project Worker

Blackheath, Colchester

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

Hours as and when required

We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Bank Project Worker to join our Colchester homelessness service team. You will be joining a team who are passionate about their roles and providing excellent support to our clients. This is a rewarding position, in which you will be empowering our clients to succeed through developing positive professional relationships.

This position will be part of our new service, which is one the first of its kind and part of an exciting venture with Housing First, will provide housing along with intensive support to those with complex needs, including drug and alcohol addictions, mental health and other needs. There are no care packages, however the scheme provides 24 hour support for the 4 individuals as and when required.

The role of Bank Project Worker will include:

  • Regular key working and support planning, ensuring that relevant support is provided to enable and empower our clients to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Assessing clients needs, writing and updating support plans
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the clients, actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as an advocate when required

Skills and experiences:

  • A sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management and an understanding of occupancy agreements
  • Experience and knowledge with housing tenancy law, housing benefit reform and rents/income
  • The ability to work on your own initiative as you will be required to source innovative solutions to problems that allow residents independence to be enhanced
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar

Ready to join 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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