Support Worker

Job Reference : NRD-CAS-008810
Location : Guildford (St Saviours) - GU1 4HD
Closing Date : 03/08/2018
Salary : £20,430
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Care and Support
Hours Per week : 37.5

 

 

Riverside are currently recruiting for a full time, permanent Support Worker based in St Saviours In Guildford working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday with 1 weekend out of 5 on an agile basis.

St Saviours dispersed housing project is a supported housing project in Surrey, comprising of 18 shared properties across the county, supporting single homeless customers with complex support needs such as mental health, substance misuse and offending behaviour.

As a Support Worker you will provide support sessions to customers, signpost them to specialist agencies, access funding for education and training initiatives and ultimately provide support to access independent accommodation through personal support plans.

You will also be involved in aspects of housing management such as fire safety, repairs and maintenance and legionella awareness, voids turnaround and general admin such as report writing and managing databases.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with vulnerable customers in a housing or support setting, be able to work to deadline and PSL’s, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have basic IT skills. A car user is essential due to travel around Surrey.

In return for your hard work, we will offer you 25 days annual holiday, access to our pension scheme and regular training and development opportunities.

We also offer;

• Tax free bikes
• Car loan for scheme
• Eye tests, glasses and lenses
• Life assurance
• Home contents insurance
• Childcare vouchers
• 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

 

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.