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Support Worker

Job Title: Support Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
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Start Date: December 2019
Reference: UT006
Job Published: November 21, 2019 10:13

Job Description

Support Worker
 
UT006 - Union Terrace, York (1 post)
RC006 – Robinson Court, York (1 post)
£18,825 per annum 
37 Hours per week, rota basis
Closing Date – 02nd December 2019 Interview Date – 09th December 2019
 
About you
 
Do you have experience and/or willingness to work with clients who may demonstrate challenging behaviour?  Do you have an understanding of how to work within professional boundaries?  Do you have experience of working in an environment that requires confidentiality and is health and safety conscious?
Are you able to develop and influence others?  Are you willing to work flexibly and in cooperation with team members? Are you able to contribute to the management of project finances?
Do you have a commitment to equality and diversity and the values of Changing Lives?
If so, the role of Support Worker may be for you.
 
About us
 
Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK. 
We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse. 
We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives. 
 
About the job
This support worker position is based in a hostel environment supporting predominately males and couples. The project also provides hospital discharge service, severe weather provision and support to the MEAM approach. 
The role will be to support the delivery of service to service users within Changing Lives by interacting with them on a day-to-day basis and through well-structured support plans and other relevant paperwork.  Working on a rota basis, including working one in every three weekends.
 
Apply for the job
 
Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies/ 
 
 
We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.