SUPPORT WORKER Blackburn and/or Bolton

SUPPORT WORKER

37 hours per week

SCP5-6 £19,650 – £20,043

Sleep in payment £37.72 per night + ESSENTIAL CAR USER ALLOWANCE

BASED IN BLACKBURN AND BOLTON

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022

However applications will be reviewed as they are received and we reserve the right to interview/appoint before the closing date. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.

 

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To provide practical support and supervision to the residents at the Bolton and Blackburn Young Parents’ Unit when required.

To ensure the accommodation enables residents to enjoy the services of the Units.

To ensure common areas are safe, clean and non-hazardous.  To participate in fire drills, fire safety inspection and carry out regular supervisory rounds of the building.

To carry out initial interviews and establish support plans with women and families who are vulnerable.

To support residents in the development of independent living skills in line with their support plan, e.g. maintenance of tenancy, budgeting, household and domestic duties, and to promote confident parenting.

To assume Key Worker role with specific clients and to maintain accurate and appropriate written records relating to key working sessions.

To promote information sharing and multi-agency working through liaison with a variety of agencies such as Social Workers, health care professions, Benefits Agency, Housing Department staff and other agencies, accompanying residents to such offices/clinics as appropriate in agreement with the Unit Manager, to secure improved outcomes for clients and their children.

To participate in relevant meetings relating to residents and to prepare accurate written reports where appropriate.

To ensure that all records are completed in respect of events occurring during time on duty and to communicate appropriately with other staff.

To participate in staff development activities and training programmes and to be actively involved in staff meetings.

To undertake any other duties as may be determined by the Director.

 

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