Project Worker

Region 
South West
Town 
Bridgwater
Reference 
41963
Salary 
£8.99 per hour

Project Worker

Drawbridge House, Bridgwater

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

37.5 hours per week

We have a great opportunity for a 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 has the flexibility to work across three different client groups; young people, learning disabilities and the elderly.

The role of Project Worker will include:

  • Providing one-to-one support to clients, helping them to develop their daily living skills and become more independent
  • Helping clients with; budgeting, menu planning, writing shopping lists, cooking, general house work and medication administration
  • Supporting clients with benefit application and management
  • Producing care and support plans and risk management plans with clients
  • Liaising with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of clients
  • Managing any safeguarding or serious incidents

Skills and experiences:

  • An NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent, is desirable
  • 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
  • Positive approach to challenging behaviour
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • Some experience of working with clients with mental health and/or complex needs
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office packages

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 a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • 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)
  • 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

To apply, please send your CV to SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

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