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Support Worker

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Job Type - Social Care

Contract Type - Full Time, Permanent

Location - James Bagnall Foyer, West Bromwich, B70 0TP

Salary - £18,578 per annum

Hours - 39 hours per week

Want a job that really makes a difference? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Support Worker to join our James Bagnall Foyer Supported Living scheme, based in West Bromwich. Our scheme provides temporary accommodation for people aged 18-64 years with varying support needs, who are willing to engage with employment, education and training opportunities whilst living at the scheme.

The role will involve providing practical, emotional and cognitive support to help our customer achieve their goals, working closely with referring agents, ensuing that the service is allocated promptly. You will undertake risk and needs assessments and support planning in relation to all customers and to actively review and monitor these with customers. This role does involve shift work including weekends and bank holidays.

Our ideal candidate? You'll have experience of working with customers who present with multiple and complex needs. We're looking for enthusiastic, flexible and dedicated individuals who are able to work on their own initiative. Key to this role is a people focused approach, with the ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds effectively and diffuse any given situation.

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Interested? Applying is easy – simply register on our candidate portal and submit a detailed CV setting out your career history with a cover letter of no more than 2 pages which showcases your career achievements and suitability for the role.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 23rd June 2019.