Assistant Support Worker

Job Title:  Assistant Support Worker Service: Lambeth High Street Ref: ASWLHS-0718 Salary:  £22,857-£24,081 per annum incl ILW and 6.5% non [...]

Job Title:  Assistant Support Worker

Service: Lambeth High Street

Ref: ASWLHS-0718

Salary:  £22,857-£24,081 per annum incl ILW and 6.5% non contributory pension

Hours: 37.5 per week

Location:  Employment Academy

Number of posts: 1

Contract Type:  Permanent

Closing Date: 12th August 2018

Interview Date: TBC

 

Lambeth High Street is a small, friendly project with 24 residents. It consists of 8 hostel places and 16 self-contained studio flats, all on one site. The residents have enduring mental health issues and a history of rough sleeping or homelessness. The team have relatively small caseloads and this allows them to work intensively with residents.
We are looking for an Assistant Support Worker to join our team who can
Establish supportive relationships with residents, be highly motivated and keen to use and develop their understanding and skills in this context.

Support service users through their recovery from enduring mental health illnesses through individual needs and risk assessments, targeted support plans, regular key working and reviews of needs.

support to facilitate improvement related to housing, financial capability, ETE or social networks

Support in accessing and engaging in clinical management of mental health problems

Work in partnership with partner agencies in providing an integrated and coherent response to individual service users

Resettlement to independent accommodation

Carry out housing management duties: personal service charges collection, rent arrears management, direct deductions, etc.

Help and advice with benefits, including applications

Be a Team Player

The Team work to a 7 week shift rotation pattern that includes weekends and evenings. As part of the rota they will also be expected to cook a meal for some hostel residents on certain shifts.

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jane Papafio on 020 7582 3931

Please download the application pack below and return to recruitment@thamesreach.org.uk

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