Support Worker

Support Worker 

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 growth and have vacancies for Relief Support Workers. 

Position: Relief Support Worker 
Location: Exmouth, Exeter & East Devon 
Job type: Relief Hours 
Hours: Variable to include evenings, weekends and sleep-in shifts 
Salary: £10.22 per hour 

Closing date: 29th October 2018 

About the role: 

As a Relief Support Worker, you will provide ad-hoc shift cover for our Support Workers across our Exeter & East Devon Mental Health Services. Our Relief bank provides essential cover at our services when Support Workers are on annual leave, training or off sick. 

Our services include St Andrew’s House (Exmouth) which comprises of a 6-bed CQC regulated Care Unit and 11-bed supported housing, Bridge House which is a 4-bed community house and a Floating Support Service across Exeter & East Devon. 

About you: 

You will need a patient and calm professional manner and a fair and non-discriminatory, non-judgemental approach. Proven experience of effectively providing support to clients (preferably clients with mental health difficulties) and working with clients who are difficult to engage is essential, as are good I.C.T., administration and communication skills. 

Ability to work flexible hours to include evenings, weekends and sleep-in shifts will be required, as is the ability to travel effectively within the geographical location of East Devon. 

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, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Social Worker, Care Assistant, Support Work, Link Work, Mental Health Work, Recovery Work, Housing Association, Supported Housing, Charity, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector etc.

Reference: 36372621

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