Project Worker job in London at Sanctuary Group

Project Worker

Company: Sanctuary Group

Location: London UK

Date Posted:Feb 22, 2018

We provide a range of environments for those who need extra support to live independently, from young people and those with disabilities, to the elderly in extra care schemes. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our aims.Project WorkerLansdowne Lane, Charlton, London£18,914 per annum (rising to £19,909 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)37.5 hours per week – variable shift pattern  Why work for us?We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needsWe are seeking a Project Worker  to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. At Lansdowne Lane we deliver personalised care and support services to help people  with mental health needs on their pathway to independence. Our structured package of tailored support uses the Mental Health Recovery Star model to agree a personal support plan, enabling residents to identify their needs and achieve their goals. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.The role of Project  Worker will include:* Regular key working and support planning to ensure relevant support is provided to enable/empower our clients to maximize their own potential and level of independence* Assessing clients needs, writing and updating care plans and risk assessments* Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the clients, actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as advocate when required* Traveling with clients* Attend regular training to increase and improve skills and knowledge* Working with clients in running and creating activities and workshopsSkills and experiences:* A sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management and an understanding of occupancy agreements* Some experience of dealing with safeguarding* Experience with dealing with people with learning disabilities, mental health and physical impairments* Needs to be able to work in a fast paced environment with ability to adapt to various situations* Be able to take and receive instructions* Experience/Knowledge or dealing with care plans and risk assessments* Understand the role of statutory and non-statutory agencies such as the CQC* The  ability to work on your own initiative as you will be required to source innovative solutions to problems that allow residents independence to be enhanced* Good knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel or similarReady to join us?As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:* A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits* At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service* Life assurance* Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working* Health and wellbeing plans* A variety of on line discounts and rewards from major retailers* Tax efficient schemes for you to save on buying a new bike to cycle to work or on a range of  childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps* A wide range of learning and development opportunitiesClosing Date: 8 March 2018We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at on Twitter’Building Equality and Diversity We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for. Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.--To apply : View full job description
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