Support & Engagement Worker

Job Category: Housing
Job Location: Leeds Sheffield

Green Bridge Community Housing (GBCH) are currently looking for a number of Support & Engagement Workers to join our rapidly growing organisation.  This is an exciting opportunity for patient, reliable and empathetic individuals who can inspire people to make positive changes to their lives and realise their full potential.

Our roles will suit graduates and those with a qualification in health & social care looking to gain/use their experience supporting vulnerable adults.

Please note this is not a care worker role and does not involve intimate/personal care.

 As a Support & Engagement Worker you will work directly with service users to support their ongoing social, emotional, mental, and physical development and wellbeing, to equip them with the skills to live and support themselves independently and reduce their social exclusion.

This will be achieved by:

  • Providing practical support, assistance, and advice to vulnerable service users to promote health and wellbeing and achieve personalised goals.
  • Creating accurate support plan reviews and risks assessments.
  • Supporting service users to develop independent living skills.
  • Accompanying service users to appointments and meetings.
  • Undertaking all administration related to support provision.
  • Maintaining comprehensive records and documentation of support provision.
  • Engaging in multi-agency/partnership working
  • Liaising with other teams regarding emergencies and complaints.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their ability to take responsibility, be reliable and organised.  They also need effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively across the organisation and with external agencies.

An understanding of safeguarding requirements and duty of care when working with vulnerable individuals is imperative, as is the ability to build rapport and demonstrate high levels of empathy whilst maintaining professional boundaries.

In return you will be offered a salary of £23,300 p.a. with a benefits package including:

  • Westfield Health Cash Plan
  • A laptop and mobile phone
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Training
  • Employee referral programme
  • Money towards mileage

Job Criteria:

  • Driving licence and car desirable
  • Education: Health & Social care qualification level 3 ideal
  • Experience: Ideally a graduate or 2 years’ experience in a health & social care field
  • Job Type: Permanent on site
  • Shifts: Monday – Friday day shift only. Full and part time roles available
  • Additional languages such Arabic, Farsi, Kurdish Sorani, Somali, Triginya are a bonus.

 

Apply now and help us build bridges to brighter futures.

 

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