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Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2020
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2020
Location: Barrow In-Furness (Brewery Street), LA14 1AG
Company: Home Group Limited
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 20725

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Summary

Support Worker
Location Barrow in Furness

Full Time (37.5 hpw), Fixed term (12 months)

Salary of £18,200 to £18,450 pa

Empowering customers to live rewarding and happy lives. That’s when it hits home.


At Home Group it’s critical we continue to deliver services for our customers during the COVID-19 outbreak, and our awesome colleagues are at the very heart of making that happen. We need Brilliant People like you to join us (and not just during this challenging time). We are doing things a little differently at the moment, so to keep you, our customers and ourselves safe we’ll engage with you digitally where possible.


We have fabulous opportunity for you to join our awesome team. We support our brilliant customers who have been or at risk of becoming homeless, to improve their independence, health and wellbeing and personal resilience.


Customers live in a supported service comprising of 8 self-contained one bedroom flats with communal areas. We help our customers to maintain their tenancies, support with budgeting and daily living skills and engage with external services


Customer quote

"It was good to have support within a safe and secure environment, when I needed it"


About our team

You’ll be working alongside our fabulous team, Tracy, Sophie, Lisa, Courtney and Katherine who are super passionate about supporting customers to reach their goals and celebrating their achievements. To us were not just a team we’re a ‘work family’. Our manager is Dawn who has been with Home Group over 15 years.


Working hours

You’ll work on a rota basis between the hours of 9 am and 7 pm Monday to Friday and take your turn working weekends 10 am- 1pm and bank holidays. We need you to be flexible to meet the needs of our customers, but we aim to give you the time you need to spend time doing the things that matter to you!


Bank

Looking for a more flexible working pattern? You can also join us on a flexible basis by being part of our bank. You can work hours that fit around your current commitments or even pick up some additional shifts to your main role to earn some extra cash and get paid on a weekly basis.


About you

You’re passionate and motivated to help vulnerable people make positive and lasting changes to their lives. You’ll impress us with your ability to work on your own initiative, positively influencing people from all different backgrounds. You will have some experience in safeguarding, risk assessments, confidentiality, support plans, alongside working collaboratively.


We help change our customer’s lives for the better. You’ll play your part by assisting in the delivery of tasks that are based on our customers personal support plans, and their needs and aspirations. You’ll work with our Senior Support Workers and external agencies to assess and engage support for our customers. We empower our customers to develop the independent living skills they need, to successfully move on. Together we’ll make a difference!


If you’re not the biggest fan of technology, that’s not a problem to us. You do need to know that we are quite a high-tech company and most of our application process and mandatory learning are online. However, we’re glad to support you, if you need help.


To make sure our customers are well supported, it’s important that you have worked in a supported housing environment before. Don’t worry, we won’t drop you in the deep end, we’ll help to you understand how things work at Home Group!


As this is a community-based role, you need to be able to drive, as well as having access to a car insured for business purposes. Don’t worry, we’ll pay you expenses to cover this use!


When you join, you’ll need to have a valid Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay for that to be done if you don’t have a transferrable one.


Want to know more?

If you’re not reading this advert on our careers’ pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the support worker job description, and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!


To apply

Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.


You’re unique!

Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So, whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!

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