Service Care Solutions Ltd

Resettlement Support Worker


JOB TITLE: Resettlement Support Worker
LOCATION: Southwark
CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent
WEEKLY HOURS: 40 Hours
WORK PATTERN: Working shifts 8-4.30/9.30 - 6pm

JOB SUMMARY:
Recovery hub providing accommodation and support to homeless men and women, some of whom will have a history of trauma and complex needs.

Within a psychologically informed environment, service users are supported using the recovery model to stabilize their substance use and/or mental health, establish networks of support, manage their health, well-being, welfare and move-on towards independent support.



RESPONSABILTIES:



  • Extensive knowledge and experience of motivating service users to address their support needs, build resilience, overcome barriers to moving on successfully.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other agencies to ensure that integrated and personalised support services are provided for all our service users.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety in a hostel setting, including dealing with emergencies and lone working.

  • Knowledge, empathy, understanding and proven ability to work creatively and engage homeless people whose substance misuse/ complex trauma has had significant effect on their physical and mental health, social and coping skills.




EXPERIENCE:



  • Previous employment or personal experience of providing care and/ or support to others.

  • Understanding the needs of homelessness in maintaining their independence.

  • Ability to keep accurate records, following administrative procedures and confidentiality guidelines.

  • Awareness of professional boundaries and how to manage these.




Also, will be required to go through an enhanced DBS check.


Shift (8am-4.30pm or 9.30 - 6pm)
Permanent
Full-Time




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