Weekend Support Worker (Rotherham | Part Time)

Support Worker

Location: Rotherham
Hours: Part Time | Weekends Only
Salary: £19,926 – £22,725 dependent on experience (Pro-Rata)
Closing Date: 9th December 2021

Job Reference: 7581277

About Us

Target Housing is a Registered Social Landlord, providing supported accommodation across South Yorkshire and Humberside. We support around 1500 people at any given time to increase their independence, maintain their accommodation and achieve their potential. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established hostel and expanding team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced support worker to join our team.

Job Role

The post holder will be based in our Rough Sleepers Project in Rotherham and will be working closely with service users to deliver a high-quality support programme.  Working in this project you will be the key worker for a small number of clients, participate in the ‘move on’ process and helping in the day to day running of the hostel. This role will involve working with outside agencies and professionals to deliver a high standard of service. You will be responsible for carrying out needs/risk assessments for referrals and giving clients advice and information to enable them to access appropriate services. You will also maintain and update client records.

Required Experience 
  • Experience of providing support to vulnerable adults
  • Understanding of the causes of homelessness and social exclusion
  • An understanding of the needs of people with complex support issues
  • Experience in risk assessment and support planning
  • Ability to relate to others in a non-judgemental way
  • Basic IT skills suitable for an office environment
Why join us?
  • Membership of the Westfield healthcare scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Flexible schedule
  • Training and development opportunities
  • 28 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays

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