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Support Worker
Adults | SE4 |£11.71 per hour | 2-3 months | Job Ref: BD7026 | Posted: 11/03/2020

Central is currently recruiting for a Project Worker to work in the Lewisham area.

The service provides supported accommodation to 85 adults with complex needs including mental health, substance misuse and offending issues.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Sunday, on a rota basis including early and late shifts. There are no waking night or sleep in shifts in this rota. Cover is required for 2-3 months with the possibility of extension. The pay rate for this role is £11.71 per hour totalling £13.12 inclusive of holiday pay.

In this position, you will enable clients to understand their emotional and mental health needs and manage these effectively. Project workers will also support clients to develop their living skills, develop & manage relationships, build social networks and access education, training or employment, by completing comprehensive needs and risk assessments with clients and identifying short-term objectives. You would hold a caseload of approximately 20 clients with medium to low support needs in an accommodation setting, and will be required to travel to external sites.

There will be an element of housing management work with the expectation that clients manage a successful tenancy before moving on to more independent housing.

To apply for this role, you must have experience of working with clients with complex needs including people experience mental health problems, and other complex needs. You should have a demonstrable understanding of the Recovery Model and the ability to engage and motivate clients to move towards independence and inclusion.

Candidates must confirm their interest ASAP with interviews scheduled to take place during the week commencing 23rd March and the appointed candidate expected to start shortly after interview.

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please either forward your CV for consideration to work@centralcare.co.uk or upload it below.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.

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