Riverside are looking to recruit a part time Support Worker at Regent House in Medway working 15 hours per week. This is a fixed term contract up until 30th June 2019. Working hours will be 2 days per week on shift rota basis which will include evening and weekend work
Riverside are proud to say that we are one of the top five housing associations across the United Kingdom. We play a critical role in providing affordable housing and support services to people of all ages and circumstances.
We have a dedicated workforce of around 2,500 people across England and Scotland – including people who work in support, customer services, maintenance, construction, finance, human resources and many more skills, trades and professions. Our people are at the heart of transforming lives and revitalising neighbourhoods.
At Regent House we offer secure accommodation and a high quality support service for single homeless people
ABOUT THE ROLE
Your role will involve, providing positive support for our clients with risk assessments and support plans, you will work through challenging barriers, and empower clients to develop the skills needed to live independently.
You will work proactively, to form strong relationships and gain our clients trust, striving to provide the best possible service levels.
WHAT DO YOU NEED
Ideally, you’ll already have experience of working with vulnerable clients in a housing/social care setting. If not, you will be given on the job training but will certainly have the initiative, empathy, interpersonal skills, resilience and sensitivity to appreciate how everyday housing issues impact on quality of life.
Commitment to providing the quality service that our clients need is also essential. You will have excellent communication, IT and customer service skills and the organisational skills required to deal with a range of administrative issues.
WHAT RIVERSIDE OFFER
In return we will give you 25 days holiday and access to our pension scheme. We also invest in our employees and want you to develop within the organisation and offer training and development opportunities.
We also offer:
•Tax free bikes
•Car loan for scheme
•Eye tests, glasses and lenses
•Home contents insurance
•Reward gateway – fantastic high street and online savings
If you’re thinking of joining us, we’d love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work.