Support Worker – Buxton £8.72 an hour

Posted 2 months ago

Rate of Pay £8.72 an hour

We are currently recruiting for experienced support workers to cover ad hoc work for a housing association in the Buxton area that provides support to young people within 24 hour supported accommodation
We can offer shift work on a flexible working basis that suits you.

Shifts that we can offer range from Day and night shifts across 7 days a week.

If you are looking for flexible shifts and you have experience of working within a 24 hour supported accommodation service we would like to hear from you.

As a Support Worker your duties will include:

  • Ensuring the safety, security and wellbeing of the residents at all times.
  • Supporting and empowering service users with housing related issues such as rents, repairs, and housing and welfare benefits
  • Following support plans and ensuring that service users are receiving the relevant support
  • Maintaining communication log book and recording all relevant information
  • Carrying out routine building patrols
  • Ensuring the safety and security needs of the residents and building, including health and safety checks, reporting repairs
  • Obtaining full handover from staff and providing a full handover at the end of each shift

Essential Skills

  • Previous experience of working in a 24 hour supported accommodation service
  • The ability to manage incidents and undertake lone working
  • An ability to identify Health and Safety issues and action repairs and maintenance of property
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to maintain accurate records

Candidates should also have a current, enhanced DBS certificate, If you do not hold a valid DBS Certificate they must be willing to apply for one

All offers will be subject to DBS and reference checks

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