Support Worker (Female)
The Marylebone Project is one of the largest women’s hostels in the UK for women affected by homelessness. Those we support are often affected by substance misuse, unemployment, domestic violence and mental health issues. Whatever their story, we aim for the same ending; self-esteem, employment and independent living. We do this by providing shelter, education opportunities, spiritual space and events in a welcoming and secure environment.
About the role
- Experienced in working with vulnerable people?
- Motivated by working as part of a team?
- Passionate about doing a job that makes a difference?
- Organised and a gifted multi-tasker?
- Resilient and passionate about seeing the lives of homeless women transformed?
- Providing a high quality, person centred support service to residents with a range of medium to high needs.
- Assisting in the provision of safe and secure accommodation.
- Working collaboratively, at all times, in a professional, responsible and diligent manner.
- To provide tenancy management.
- Ensuring data is managed and handled appropriately.
- 1 year minimum paid experience of working with vulnerable people in a Support Worker role or equivalent.
- Demonstrate an understanding of statutory compliances and standards such health and safety, equal opportunities, data protection, particularly within a residential setting.
- Working experience of supporting clients with Mental Health and/or Complex Needs.
- Knowledge of the Supporting People Quality Assessment Framework (QAF).
- NVQ Qualification Level 3 minimum in Health and Social Care or equivalent.
Skills and abilities:
- Ability to motivate those with complex needs to engage with meaningful activities.
- Ability to effectively risk assess within a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
- Good IT skills, possessing the ability to work with the full Microsoft Package and quickly learn internal systems.
- Able to work on own initiative and as a part of a team, and to lead a team to achieve positive outcomes.
- Passion for working with vulnerable women and providing outstanding service.
To apply, please submit an application form which is available below or from our website:
CVs will not be accepted.
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Application Deadline: 29/01/2020 by 5pm
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