Job Details

Job Title: Support Worker
Category: Healthcare Date Posted: 04/12/2018
Location: Hillingdon Expiry Date: 31/01/2019
Salary: £9.00 per hour Contact Name: Maxine Mew
Job Code: MM-SWH1 Contact Email: maxine@headstartemployment.com
 
Description

Support Worker

Hillingdon

Temporary Contract (3 – 4 Months)

The purpose of this role will be to provide housing related support to people with disabilities to enable them to maintain their tenancies and to achieve their aspirations for independent living.

Depending upon location, the support provided may be to people with physical or sensory disabilities or people with learning disabilities or people with mental health related support needs or a combination of these.

Duties will include:

  • Identify users’ individual support needs and, through consultation and agreement with the user (and, where appropriate, their Care Manager), devise and implement suitable support plans to ensure that identified support needs are met.
  • Encourage and support tenants to live as fully and independently as possible within the local community, providing information, emotional, organisational and practical support and training as appropriate.
  • To carry out risk assessments as and when necessary due to the changing needs and aspirations of users.
  • Organise and provide appropriate support for tenants preparing to move-on to greater independence, including support through the move and resettlement into their new home.
  • Liaise with other housing, health and social care professionals, benefits, welfare and advocacy agencies, and other landlords as appropriate.
  • Advocate for tenants where appropriate.

For further information please call Maxine on 0208 642 9333 or email an up to date CV.

Headstart Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
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