Support Worker

About The RoleExciting opportunity for a Support Worker based in our supported housing service at The Limes At Saha, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement for people who are or have recently experienced homelessness and who are in need of support and accommodation.

As a Support Worker, you will need to:Get to know and build the trust of our clientsHelp clients to live independentlyEncourage participation in social and leisure programmesSupport residents with the practicalities of everyday livingAbout The CandidateA Support Worker will instinctively share Saha’s delivery values and behaviours, loving your work, helping people to thrive and always finding a way to be effective.You will need to:Be a confident and capable communicator, not fazed by difficult situationsBe able to build trusting, professional relationships and have a high level of resilience.Take an asset-based approach to empowering people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.Have good knowledge or experience of working with homeless people, and / or supporting vulnerable people or groups,Understand or learn about community resources and organisations that can help our clientsAble to be flexible with working hours to accommodate a working Rota in conjunction with the needs of the service and team members Benefits of working as a support worker:In return for helping to transform lives, we want to help you to transform your lifestyle by giving you access to some great benefits.

This includes,26 days paid annual leave (pro rata) rising to 31 days, plus public holidaysA high street discount scheme (great savings both online and in-store)Pension with life assuranceHealth assistance programmeTraining opportunities to aide your own personal and professional developmentYou will be allocated a Buddy during your Probationary Period and will receive regular 1:1 Supervision sessions and an Annual Appraisal with your Line Manager.About The CompanyA registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness.Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination

  • Location: Manchester,England
  • Salary: £21,489 per annum plus benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Salvation Army Housing Association (saha)
  • Posted: 12-Jan-2023
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