Support Worker job in Birmingham at Home Group Limited

Support Worker

Company: Home Group Limited

Location: Birmingham (Wretham Road) UK

Date Posted:Mar 30, 2018

Support WorkerPermanent, Part Time 18 hours per week Salary starts at £17,110 to £17,650 per annum pro rata rising to £19,200 pro rata through performance.Whose life have you changed today?Home Group's Care and Support services change and save thousands of vulnerable people's lives every single day.  Within our inspirational Care and Support team, each individual colleague truly makes a real difference, working together to support our customers to make aspirational and life-long changes.  Join us and see what an amazing difference you can make at work every single day!We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and caring Support Worker like you to join our service in our Birmingham UPS Floating Support Service. You’ll be supporting customers with mental health needs within our dynamic floating support service. You will be part of a diverse team and will have the skills to build and maintain strong professional relationships with internal colleagues. You will be able to work collaboratively with peers and their teams in order to achieve outcomes.It’s really important to us that you have time to what you are really care about; changing customers lives for the better.  So to free up your time, you’ll be given the latest IT kit, which could include a Surface Pro tablet and smart phone, supported by our new online integrated IT system which means that you don’t have to be in the office as you can complete support plans on the go. You’ll also be paid between clients visit and for your mileage too.  You will also have the opportunity to work within a centralised team which will be based in our residential service in Handsworth Birmingham.A bit about youWe want someone like you, with the passion and motivation for helping vulnerable people make positive and lasting changes to their lives.  To flourish in the role, you’ll have a practical understanding of safeguarding, risk assessments, confidentiality and support plans. You’ll be great at managing your own time, working on your own initiative, have strong communication skills and be able to positively influence people from all different backgrounds.  You will have strong organisational and have the ability to foster positive working relationships and the drive and ambition to deliver consistent high quality working practices which meet the needs of our services and customers. It’s important to us that you have the compassion and empathy to work with vulnerable people in a housing related social care setting and we do need you to also have good IT skills too.You’ll also have the opportunity to gain experience working with a diverse range of customer groups in both accommodation and floating support services. You will work alongside customers, families or children and young people, and together you will really make a difference, empowering our customers to them actively move towards living independently.You will work within our floating support service which is available between the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday – Friday, but you must be able to be flexible around this to meet the needs of your customers.You will need to have adriving licence, car and car insurance business cover as some travelling will be required. If you are successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we’ll pay for. You’ll be impressed with our fantastic rewards and benefits package.  Click   and find out more…A bit about us.We are one of the UK’s largest providers of high quality housing and supported housing services.  We make a real different to the lives of 30,000 vulnerable people in over 500 supported housing, justice and health services each year.  Join us and be part of an organisation that is passionate in making a real difference to thousands of people lives every single day. Ready to apply?Great, all you need to do now is upload a covering letter and your CV. Please do include a covering letter with your CV as otherwise we won’t be able to review your application.  We really want to know more about what you will bring to the role, your experience and for you to tell us how you live our values every day.  To help, we’ve created a template for both which you can download in the careers section of our website and if you are viewing the vacancy on our current vacancies page by clicking .You can also view the full job description for the role by visiting our vacancies page or if you are already on our site by clicking .Make yourself at Home We have a big role to play in tackling prejudice and discrimination.  We want you to be yourself at Home Group and we value everything that makes you unique.  We recognise and celebrate your differences and together we make Home Group a special and great place to live and to work.Home Group’s values: Caring   |   commercial   |   accountable   |   energised   View full job description
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