Are you someone who wants who wants to play an active role in making a change in the lives of people? We are looking for Support Worker to join a fantastic service in Kingston.
The integrated mental Health Service collected the most accolades in 2020 for the exemplary work they are doing in developing new services and supporting clients move on into independence. Their primary aim is to help clients maintain their tenancy and develop independent living skills.
Position: Support Worker
Location: Kingston upon Thames
Hours: Full and Part time opportunities available.
Salary: £22,548 per year rising to £23,112 per year
Benefits: Company Mobile Phone, Company Pension, Competitive Salary, Employee Discounts, Generous Holiday, Great Working Environment, In House Training, Progression Opportunities, Recognised Qualifications, Travel/Season Ticket Loans
As a Support Worker in this service you will be responsible for the support and well-being of service users, using person-centred planning and a key-work system designed to enable them to attain and sustain a tenancy and maintain independence.
You will support Service Users with a range of needs, risks and aspirations and help to formulate, implement and review personalised, client-focused SMART support plans, this will help them to achieve their goals and aspirations and take responsibility for their own health needs.
To be successful in the role of Support Worker you will have the following skills:
- Experience of delivering high quality support services to people with a range of needs and risks
- Good knowledge of welfare benefits and housing options and legislation related to statutory duty
- Good understanding of the range of issues, diagnoses and treatment relevant to the client group
- Ability to liaise with external professionals to inform and develop Service Users’ support package
- Willingness to actively engage in undertaking relevant personal development and training
- Ability to travel throughout the Borough of operation
About the Organisation
Our client supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions. They campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people. From giving someone a home, to helping them to get the right mental health support, they support people at the moment of crisis and enable them to build a life beyond crisis.
Our client is proud to be a Disability Confident employer and welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.
We very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.