Part Time – 31.15 (shift rota – 4 nights on, 4 nights off) hours per week
To work as a team member providing support appropriate to the needs of the service user within this Housing Support service.
To work as part of a team involved in the general day to day support of the service users as determined by the Unit Manager and Team Leaders.
To create and maintain a safe and secure environment in the unit that is welcoming and friendly for all who use it.
Maintain the standard of health and safety with in the unit:
To develop your knowledge and understanding of the needs of service users and how you can best support and assist them. To undertake any training essential to your professional development in fulfilling the role of a Support Worker as determined by senior staff.
To gain a knowledge and understanding of and to liaise with, a wide range of outside agencies that may be of help in meeting a service users’ needs
To Support and assist service users to have a high quality of life by.
Involvement in the daily running of the duty office – receiving phone calls and referrals, contact with service users.
Make and keep appropriate records of all meetings with service users and to record significant events involving each service user.
Interview clients for admission under the guidance of senior staff.
Participate in regular supervision with senior staff.
Participate in shift changeovers, team meetings and weekly staff meetings.
Work Night shift on a rota basis. Provide occasional staff cover on day shift.
Carry out cleaning tasks according to a nightly schedule.
To undertake other professional duties as may reasonably fall within the parameters of the post as delegated by the Unit Manager and Team Leader
Have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.
Facilitate Service Users to attend Christian worship (or worship of choice as required by the role).