Support Worker

Job Reference : NRD-CAS-009530
Location : Manchester
Closing Date : 05/10/2018
Salary : £21,451
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Care and Support
Hours Per week : 37.5

Riverside are looking to recruit a full time Support Worker at Wilson Carlile House in Manchester on a shift rota basis between the hours of 7.30am and 10:00pm

Wilson Carlile house provided short term accommodation, support and advice to 35 homeless men aged 18+. We look to recruit empathetic, non- judgemental, and proactive support workers at this project who process the skills and attributes required to support our customers to make better life choices. All of our customers have a history of offending and some will present with substance misuse and mental health issues.

Your role will involve completing assessments, producing asset based support plans working through challenging barriers to empower customers to engage in meaningful occupation and move to independent living.

 

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
• 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 in which we work