Recovery Support Worker – Apply below
Company: Excel Housing Solutions LTD
Location: Excel Housing Solutions LTD 24/7 accommodation based services. Staff may be asked to work at additional sites to meet the needs of the business.
Job Title: Recovery Support Worker (Single Homelessness).
Salary: Varies between £9.10 per hour – £10.26 per hour (dependant on Experience). Entry level position rate will start at £9.10 per hour.
Hours: 16 hours per week
Closing date: 15.03.2022
Due to COVID-19 resulting in job losses in our city, we have opened the position up to people with NO experience, as well as experienced support workers.
For those applying as an entry level candidate, all we ask is that you are assertive, innovative, can think outside the box and work under instruction.
Purpose of job:
To assist in the delivery of high quality accommodation based support services to Homeless Adults who present with complex needs. Support Workers will be required to work in partnership with statutory agencies to reduce the risk of homelessness and rough sleeping in the community.
- Increase service user compliance and reduce the risk ofrepeat homelessness by delivering services in a ‘Psychologically Informed Environment’ (PIE), facilitating a supportive directive for staff working with individuals with complex trauma issues.
- Through the provision of therapeutic and meaningful activities create positive learning opportunities for service users.
- Support the organisation to embed a psycho-social framework that will include a range of therapeutic programmes such as: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Analytical Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and mindfulness.
- To work as part of a team endeavouring to provide quality accommodation and support services for vulnerable adults within a safe and secure environment. Improve service user health and well being.
- Actively participate in the six key principles of a Trauma Informed Approach to recovery.
- To provide housing related support for vulnerable adults, in order to enable them to move on to independent living and achieve their goals.
- To support and assist service users, as determined by their individual needs, identified through assessment and support planning.
- To work effectively with statutory agencies and stakeholders to increase attendance at statutory appointments and intervention programmes.
- To treat clients with the respect they deserve and support all persons without judgement or discrimination.
This position is subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.
Please email email@example.com for more information and to request a Job Description.
If you wish to apply for this position please complete our online application form.