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Floating Support Worker Full Time

at Pobl London in London (Published at 04-11-2020)

Are you thinking of a rewarding career in support? Do you have passion and motivation to make a difference in people?s lives? Are you prepared to go the extra mile? We are looking for a Floating Support Worker to join our amazing team in Newtown Powys.

What is special about this opportunity?

Become a Difference Maker with Pobl and provide support that enables people to live autonomously, help improve their financial capability and retain independence, dignity, respect and inclusion in the community.

The role will be varied and involve working with vulnerable people in their homes or temporary accommodation to prevent homelessness and develop skills needed to maintain their tenancies, change negative behaviour, maintain their health and wellbeing, progress to independent living and make appropriate decisions for the future.

Pobl means ?People? and people really are at the heart of everything we do. We support some truly amazing people to live positive, independent lives and help get them where they want to be in life.

Key Information

· This post is temporary for 12 months.

· This is a full time (37 hour), permanent post.

· The salary for this role is £19,938 per annum.

· For this role you will require an Enhanced DBS check, which we pay for.

· It is essential for the successful candidate to have a full drivers licence and access to a vehicle.

How can I make a difference?

As a Pobl Difference Maker you really are part of something special where you and your opinions matter. We have a culture built on our values to be Positive, Considerate and Connected.

The role will be varied and involve providing support, leadership and inspiration to young adults to better their lives and make positive choices.

You will:

· Work with people to truly make a difference in their life

· Use your skills and talents to engage with people

· Develop and deliver workshops and facilitate client engagement.

· Manage incidents and crisis calmly and effectively.

· Support people to achieve their potential

· Develop your networking skills by working in partnership with external agencies

Who are we looking for?

To be a great Support Worker, you don?t always need previous experience or qualifications. A good understanding of housing related support and welfare benefits or awareness of issues faced by people at risk of homelessness would be extremely useful in the role.

The ideal candidate will have:

· The ability to self-manage a case load

· High Standard of IT literacy

· Organisation and prioritising skills

The ideal candidate will also be:

· Flexible

· Adaptable

· Patient

· Approachable

· Creative

· Reliable

· Solution Focused

Pobl Benefits

· 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)

· Excellent Pension options

· Opportunity to develop your skills within the organisation

How we support you:

In Pobl, people really are at the heart of everything we do and there are endless opportunities for training and career development and progression. We provide all training required to successfully deliver the role and you will be surrounded by a fully experienced and supportive team and manager.

We also are passionate about developing our employees and have a management secondment programme for individuals looking to progress.

We also care about our employee?s wellbeing and offer a Time for Talking service where counselling and psychological wellbeing support 24/7, 365 days a year is available to you should you need it.

To begin your Pobl journey click ?Apply Now?

Pobl is an organisation with equality, diversity and inclusion at its heart, and we are pleased to have recently been accredited with Stage 2 Investors in Diversity. We welcome applications from all areas of the community, however we particularly encourage applications from members of the BAME community as well as individuals with disabilities, who are currently under-represented within our workforce.

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Contract length: 12 months

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £19,938.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Sick pay

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Support Environment: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Newtown, Powys (Preferred)

Licence:

  • NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care (Preferred)


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