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Support Worker (Homelessness)

£18,798.00 - £19,695.00 per annum depending on experience and qualifications
37.5 / per day - Full-Time

We are recruiting for a Support Worker to be based at 10 St Pauls.

This role offers the opportunity to work with vulnerable adults on the homeless pathway who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction. We provide practical support to vulnerable customers who are being provided with accommodation. To teach them required skills to successfully maintain their accommodation and to live independently in the community.

You will require excellent communication and engagement skills, and knowledge of comprehensive assessments; recovery planning, risk assessing, risk management planning and an ability to work well under pressure in order to deliver high quality services

You will co-ordinate and liaise with outside agencies to address the support needs of the client group. Offering weekly key working sessions to help customers to successfully achieve their goals and successfully move them into independent accommodation.

This a unique and challenging role, offering support to those who are most vulnerable and to gain an insight into the supported pathway

DBS checks are required for roles where you will be working with or have lone contact with Vulnerable Adults.

BCHA approve the use of Naloxone. This role requires the post holder to undertake training and annual refresher training in the use of Naloxone and to administer Naloxone in the course of their duties in an emergency situation where it is known or suspected that an opioid drugs overdose has occurred in order to preserve life.

BCHA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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