Department/Location: Housing Department
Responsible to: Operations Manager
Summary of Position
To be a support worker, you need the passion and motivation for helping disadvantaged people to make positive and lasting changes to their lives. As a support worker, you will provide a consistent support service to the service users. Your role will involve the assessment, support and risk management of the residents as part of a small and dedicated staff team. Together, you will really make a difference, empowering our clients to develop the independent living skills they need to successfully move on with a positive future.
Primary Responsibilities, Tasks and Duties
You will proactively work with residents living in our properties by providing support, information, advice and guidance as appropriate. Part of your duties will involve support planning and signposting to services to increase life skills with the aim of preparing residents to move on to independent accommodation, employment or further education.
You will also ensure the safety and security of the residents within our properties, and will therefore be competent in making decisions which ensure the safeguarding of our residents and that all policies and procedures are adhered to.
You will acquire and provide up to date and accurate information relating to residents and the service as a whole, whilst maintaining a safe and secure environment for residents, visitors and colleagues, in line with organisational policies.
You will have a good understanding of safeguarding, risk assessments, confidentiality and support plans.
You will be able to manage your own time, working on your own initiative, have strong communication skills and be able to positively influence people from all different backgrounds.
The safe recruitment of staff at Exeter City Community Trust is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of people in our care. Exeter City Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all people in its care. As an employer, Exeter City Community Trust expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationExeterDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupSocial Care & Health
- Salary Details
£21,500 per annum
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull Time
Day Support: Monday - Sunday, 9am - 5.30pm (rota for 1 weekend in 4) - normal office hours 8am - 8pm
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required