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Relief Support Worker Housing Association

Relief Support Worker Housing Association

Posted 18 September by Salvation Army Housing Association
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Relief Support Worker (Housing Association) 

Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, with flexibility and real potential for growth? 

The Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA) is an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We are currently going through a large period of growthand have vacancies for Relief Support Workers. 

Position: Relief Support Worker 
Location: Freshstart, St Austell 
Job type: Permanent 
Hours: various including waking nights 
Salary: £9.72 per hour 

Closing Date: 28th September 2018 
Interviews: Week commencing 08th October 2018 

About the role: 

The Relief Support Worker will effectively support the management of an assigned caseload contingent on needs, strengths, abilities and preferences of the service user served. You will provide effective support for service users involved in the service. 

You will possess a clear understanding of the service delivery and resources available for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. You will also ensure that all service users and their children are given the security and support to maximise their independence, dignity and choice in accordance with the aims of the project. 

About You: 

- Excellent assessment skills 
- Excellent communication and advocacy skills 
- Organised and able to work on own initiative 
- Able to be creative and proactive 
- Makes a positive contribution to effective team working 
- Problem solving skills and ability to demonstrate flexible working to overcome barriers 
- Able to analyse and produce reports for presentation in a variety of formats 
- A non-judgemental approach to working with homeless people 
- Willingness to work outside of normal hours 
- Able to be flexible on approach to work and adaptable to change 
- A “can do“ approach to working with homeless people 

A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for these roles. As an equal opportunities employer, our client welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

You may have experience of the following: Relief Support Worker, Relief Worker, Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Not for Profit, Social Worker, Care Assistant, Support Work, Link Work, Mental Health Work, Recovery Work etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

Reference: 36140141

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