Support Worker
Location: Slough, Middlesex
Salary/Rate: 10.55 Monday to Sunday ; £ 15.55 Bank holiday
Sector: Health and Social Care
Contract: Contract
Posted: 30-04-2021
Recruiter: Seek Staffing Ltd

Key responsibilities:

• To deliver housing related support to adults with a range of needs, to understand their strengths and build on these to help clients meet their aspirations in a range of areas of interest and value to the individual.

• Improve each client’s quality of life; prevent homelessness through promoting or maintaining independent living skills and appropriate move on.

• Provide relevant support in accordance to the client’s range of needs via support and safety planning and aspirations assessments and through one-toone keywork sessions.

• Assist service users to attend educational, leisure and health related activities, accompanying as appropriate

• To maintain accurate service users’ records and all other records relating to the upkeep and maintenance of the service. This includes electronic based records on our organisational system.

• To carry our Housing Management functions including the collection and management of rent, reporting of repairs and managing the beginning and end of tenancies/licences at the schemes.

• Encourage and promote effective multi-agency working to ensure that the risks of services users are mitigated and that the needs and aspirations of service users are met to a high standard, including establishing close contacts with various communities, statutory and voluntary organisations.

• To assist with domestic tasks, when appropriate

• Have knowledge of and follow relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

• To take part in regular supervisions and annual appraisals, and seek out and take up opportunities for continuous professional development within the service, organisation and externally.

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