Project Worker

Closing date 
18/01/2019
Region 
South West
Town 
Salisbury
Reference 
41688
Salary 
£8.99 (rising to £9.47 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Project Worker

Springfield and Rockbourne House, Salisbury

£8.99 (rising to £9.47 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

37.5 hours per week

Each scheme accommodates six-to-eight people all of whom have a range of enduring mental health issues. Working in partnership with mental health and other services, the schemes support clients to fulfil their potential and address their support needs.

The role of Project Worker will include:

  • Key working and support planning to ensure relevant support is provided to 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
  • Supporting clients to develop greater independence

Skills and experiences:

  • A sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management and an understanding of occupancy agreements
  • Experience of motivating and empowering individuals to reach their goals
  • Experience of providing and supporting clients with personal care
  • A positive approach to challenging behaviour
  • 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
  • Some experience of working with clients with mental health and/or complex needs
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar

Why work for us?

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 and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs, and families fleeing domestic abuse.

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary 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 matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays)
  • 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

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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