Project Worker

Region 
South East
Town 
Hythe
Reference 
48191
Salary 
£9.66 per hour

Project Worker

Dolphin Lodge, Hythe

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

39 hours per week – Monday to Friday

We are seeking a Project Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Dolphin Lodge is a 9 bed shared accommodation for people with mental health conditions working towards independent living . If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

The role of Project Worker will include:

  • Regular key working and support planning ensuring relevant support is provided, empowering our clients to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Supporting clients in their day to day living and helping them to live as independently as possible
  • Drawing up and maintaining relevant written records
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the clients, actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as an advocate when required
  • Assisting tenants in resolving or preventing housing debts
  • Providing assistance to claim and manage housing benefits and offering advice in relation to fulfilling tenancy conditions

Skills and experiences:

  • A proven track record of working with vulnerable people or homelessness
  • Experience working with individuals to draw up person centred support plans
  • A sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management, and an understanding of occupancy agreements
  • Knowledge of working with partner agencies and liaising with social care
  • The ability to work on your own initiative as you will be required to source innovative solutions to problems, allowing residents’ independence to be enhanced
  • 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:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

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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