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If you have a genuine passion for supporting young people or those with complex needs so they can develop independent living skills to improve their future, then this may be the ideal role for you!
Southern 360 is our brand for providing care, support, independent housing for later life and community investment services for the Group. We’re looking for a self-motivated ‘people-person’ to join our team as a Support Worker (Single Homeless Pathway) on a permanent basis, working 21 hours per week. In this role you’ll actively promote health and wellbeing to our young residents and those with complex needs, so they can develop independent living skills, remain independent and move on to living within the wider community and prevent future homelessness.
This is a hands-on role where you’ll identify, assess and produce plans to support our residents’ needs, provide them with life and social skills, ensure security and safety within their living environment and help them to learn how to live a happy, independent life for a better future.
If you have the skills to communicate with your customers, showing empathy, compassion and patience then you’re already on the right path to success in this role. No experience is necessary, as long as you have the right attitudes and ambition!
You must be able to work flexibly over 7 days (including sleep-ins), with the ability to travel across the island, working in the different service locations.
What we’ll offer you
- A competitive starting salary of £17,290 pro-rata (£9.50 per hour)
- Additional payments for sleep-ins
- Generous holiday entitlement plus bank holidays and the ability to carry over annual leave
- Fantastic training to provide you with the necessary skills to excel in the role
- Career progression opportunities and support with studying for a professional qualification
- A great pension scheme
- Access to various discount cards
- Cash claim-back on medical treatments
- Employee referral scheme
- More information can be found on our careers page!
As a Disability Confident employer with disabled-friendly offices and remote working opportunities, we actively encourage everyone to come and work for us, regardless of any form of disability. As such, we’ll happily make any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process to help you, should you need it. If you need additional support with your application due a disability, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to help.
Our customers come from all walks of life, and so do our colleagues. We actively encourage applications from people of any background who can bring an array of experience, skills and culture to our business, making us stronger and united. We celebrate our diversity and offer a safe environment where you can feel comfortable to truly be yourself. We’re proud to be part of various networks including BAME, The Women’s Network, PRISM – we’re also a Stonewall Diversity Champion, allowing those from within the LGBTQA+ community to feel empowered to express themselves freely without prejudice.
For this role, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that due to the nature and sensitivity of some of our roles we are not always able to consider applications from Southern Housing Group residents.
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