Support Worker - Maritime Court

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Job ID:

3881098

Location:

North 

Category:

Healthcare & Medical

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per year
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Job Views:

7

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.01.2018
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Job Description:

Depaul UK helps people around the UK who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged, with a special focus on young people. We are a homelessness charity with the largest network of emergency accommodation for young people in the UK, making a difference to the lives of thousands of young people each year. We are unique, innovative and very passionate about what we do, working in the very heart of local communities. You will have a vital role to play in helping us achieve our mission of offering homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to fulfill their potential and move towards an independent and positive future. Since we started in 1989, we have helped more than 63,000 young people. To find out more about the work we do visit our website or follow us on Facebook. About the Project Maritime Court, young person's scheme provides supported housing to single young people, at risk aged 16-25. Housing and support is delivered in partnership with Karbon Homes (Landlord) and Depaul (Support Providers). The project consists of 9 self contained flats and has on-site office which is staffed 24 hours. The fully furnished 1 bedroom flats consist of a living room, kitchen and bathroom (all white goods are supplied). The services can be accessed for up to one year. The aim of the Project is to offer low to medium housing related support to enable service users to maintain a tenancy in the community, maximize their independence and help them to take as much responsibility for their own life as possible. Staff will provide support, advice and guidance in all areas of life with particular focus upon maximizing benefits, accessing the education/training and developing to a persons full potential. The ideal candidate will; Follow Safeguarding and emergency alert procedures to ensure client safety/wellbeing Take responsibility for key clients so that the support from the whole team collectively meets their needs Ensure the high quality of risk/needs assessment support plans Deliver one-to one and group support opportunities aimed at increasing the resilience of our clients Lead on partnerships with local agencies including statutory teams, to support the well being of Depaul clients in accordance with data protection and information sharing protocols. Be flexible, reflective and creative in your engagement with clients when providing personal support. Involve clients in the decisions made about them and encourage participation in Depaul's wider community programme of activities Supporting clients as they participate in Education, Training, Employment and Volunteering opportunities as appropriate to the development of their skills, assets and aspirations, through facilitating the work of Depaul's Community Programmes Team. Participate in a rota which may include unsocial hours and weekend working Be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of the environment for clients, staff, visitors and volunteers through regular risk assessment, health and safety checks and reporting in accordance with the Health and Safety Policy. Supervise the work of the volunteers who add value to the work that we do. Fully understand the requirements of the contract, any relevant grants and the housing management obligations that apply to your service. In return we can offer a range of employee benefits including; competitive salary, 5 weeks annual holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 6 weeks plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, life assurance and childcare voucher scheme. Depaul UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you require information to be sent to you in an alternative format please let us know by contacting HR directly. An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients. Closing date: 22nd January, 12pm mIdday Interview date: 2nd February Please note we do not accept CVs and we kindly request no contact from recruitment agencies.-1
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Support Worker - Maritime Court

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Job ID:

3881098

Location:

North 

Category:

Healthcare & Medical

Salary:

per year
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

7

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.01.2018
col-wide   

Job Description:

Depaul UK helps people around the UK who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged, with a special focus on young people. We are a homelessness charity with the largest network of emergency accommodation for young people in the UK, making a difference to the lives of thousands of young people each year. We are unique, innovative and very passionate about what we do, working in the very heart of local communities. You will have a vital role to play in helping us achieve our mission of offering homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to fulfill their potential and move towards an independent and positive future. Since we started in 1989, we have helped more than 63,000 young people. To find out more about the work we do visit our website or follow us on Facebook. About the Project Maritime Court, young person's scheme provides supported housing to single young people, at risk aged 16-25. Housing and support is delivered in partnership with Karbon Homes (Landlord) and Depaul (Support Providers). The project consists of 9 self contained flats and has on-site office which is staffed 24 hours. The fully furnished 1 bedroom flats consist of a living room, kitchen and bathroom (all white goods are supplied). The services can be accessed for up to one year. The aim of the Project is to offer low to medium housing related support to enable service users to maintain a tenancy in the community, maximize their independence and help them to take as much responsibility for their own life as possible. Staff will provide support, advice and guidance in all areas of life with particular focus upon maximizing benefits, accessing the education/training and developing to a persons full potential. The ideal candidate will; Follow Safeguarding and emergency alert procedures to ensure client safety/wellbeing Take responsibility for key clients so that the support from the whole team collectively meets their needs Ensure the high quality of risk/needs assessment support plans Deliver one-to one and group support opportunities aimed at increasing the resilience of our clients Lead on partnerships with local agencies including statutory teams, to support the well being of Depaul clients in accordance with data protection and information sharing protocols. Be flexible, reflective and creative in your engagement with clients when providing personal support. Involve clients in the decisions made about them and encourage participation in Depaul's wider community programme of activities Supporting clients as they participate in Education, Training, Employment and Volunteering opportunities as appropriate to the development of their skills, assets and aspirations, through facilitating the work of Depaul's Community Programmes Team. Participate in a rota which may include unsocial hours and weekend working Be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of the environment for clients, staff, visitors and volunteers through regular risk assessment, health and safety checks and reporting in accordance with the Health and Safety Policy. Supervise the work of the volunteers who add value to the work that we do. Fully understand the requirements of the contract, any relevant grants and the housing management obligations that apply to your service. In return we can offer a range of employee benefits including; competitive salary, 5 weeks annual holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 6 weeks plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, life assurance and childcare voucher scheme. Depaul UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you require information to be sent to you in an alternative format please let us know by contacting HR directly. An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients. Closing date: 22nd January, 12pm mIdday Interview date: 2nd February Please note we do not accept CVs and we kindly request no contact from recruitment agencies.-1