Project Worker - Part Time

Closing date 
13/11/2018
Region 
South East
Town 
Chelmsford
Reference 
41499
Salary 
£9.44 per hour

Project Worker – Part Time

Nickleby Road, Chelmsford

£9.44 per hour (rising to £9.94 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

25 hours per week – varying shift pattern

We are seeking a Project Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Nickleby Road and Berwick Avenue provide support for Adults with Learning Disabilities, through short-term accommodation and support to help build independent living skills. One of the key roles of the Project Worker is helping with tenancy sustainment, employment and budgeting. 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:

  • Ensuring relevant support is provided to enable our clients to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Regular key working and support planning to develop a high quality, person centred service
  • Assessing clients’ needs and writing or updating support plans
  • Developing professional working relationships with statutory and non-statutory agencies, acting as an advocate when required
  • Actively encouraging choice and involvement with day to day life skills such as social interaction within the community.

Skills and experiences:

  • A sound knowledge of housing management, including voids and arrears management, is essential
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and source innovative solutions for complex circumstances
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills allowing you to build strong working relationships
  • An understanding of occupancy agreements is desirable
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar
  • A full, current driving licence is desirable

Why work for us?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active, and independent lifestyles in their later years.

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 25 days paid holiday, rising to 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 us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities. Images used on our website and literature may be representative and are for illustration purposes only.

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