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Project Worker

Posted 14 May by Sanctuary Housing Featured Ended

We provide a range of environments for those who need extra support to live independently, from young people and those with disabilities, to the elderly in extra care schemes. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our aims.

Project Worker

Victoria Road, London (travel to other locations will be required)

£9.89 per hour (rising to £10.41 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

37.5 hours per week – Working on a rota basis (includes early, late and long days plus weekends)

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 and people with mental health needs.

We are seeking a Project Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Victoria Road is part of Haringey Thrive, which offers a range of support  for mental health clients with forensic backgrounds varying from high to low needs across 5 properties. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

The role of Project  Worker will include:

  • Regular key working and support planning to ensure relevant support is provided for clients
  • Enabling and empowering our clients to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Assessing clients needs, writing and updating support plans
  • Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the clients, actively encouraging choice and involvement, acting as an advocate when required
  • Sourcing innovative solutions to problems that allow residents independence to be enhanced

Skills and experiences:

  • A sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management is essential
  • The ability to work on your own initiative in a challenging environment
  • An understanding of occupancy agreements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel or similar

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • 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
  • Life assurance
  • 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 schemes for you to save including; buying a new bike to cycle to work or a range of childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

To view the job profile please click here

Closing Date: 28 May 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter

Building Equality and Diversity

We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

Reference: 34616077

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