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Support Worker

  • Job reference: ALT 246
  • Location: Paignton, Devon
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Support
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Job description: Role: Support Worker
Location: Paignton, TQ3
Work pattern: 37.5 hrs per week, various shift patterns available over 7 days
Start date: ASAP
End date: Ongoing temp contract


I'm currently recruiting for a Support Worker to work within Supported Housing. You will be supported vulnerable people with mental health issues. You need to be able to work flexibly which includes early mornings, evenings on a rota based system. An enhanced DBS is required for this role.
Key Responsibilities
*Demonstrated ability to conduct risk assessments and develop support plans and carry a caseload.
*Provide practical and emotional support on a wide range of issues to aid resettlement and integration into the wider community services as well as advocacy.
*Work with external agencies including. Outreach, housing options team, rough sleeping coordinator, probation, clinical teams and other voluntary services and therefore requires an individual who is an enthusiastic team player and enjoys a challenge.
*To provide information and advice on support services available and provide assistance in exploring various housing options.

Experience/Qualification:
*Experience working as a support worker with mental health.
*Experience contacting support plans.
*Educated to a minimum of GCSE standard including English and Maths.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send you CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Amber at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to amber.tabiner@servicecare.org.uk