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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Camden Town

  • Sector:

    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced Support Worker to join the local authority in Camden to provide a comprehensive accommodation based support service to vulnerable adults and young people living in the singles hostels which form part of Camden's Adult and Young People's Pathway. Ensuring that they are enabled to develop the skills and abilities to move through the pathway to independent and settled accommodation. Service users present with a range of support needs including mental health, drug and alcohol, domestic violence and offending behaviour.
Key Responsibilities:
1) To carry out regular assessments and reviews of needs on a casework basis, conduct key work sessions and develop support plans to actively identify and enable service users to secure appropriate support from partners including physical and mental health services, drug and alcohol services and employment, training and resettlement services. Support needs and actions to be agreed, where possible, with service users and other key stakeholders. 2) To provide a high quality and responsive accommodation based support service in order to assist service users to develop the personal and social skills that will enable them to maintain their accommodation, improve their health and wellbeing, improve their employ-ability and financial inclusion and decrease any negative impact of their behaviour within on their locality. 3) To carry out regular and comprehensive assessments of risk associated with service users, including Safeguarding, and to ensure that identified risks are actioned and recorded in accordance with service policy and procedure and Commissioning requirements. 4) To support service users to move positively through the Pathway in accordance with the principles and requirements of the Hostel Pathway Model and promote housing options which will include private renting and shared accommodation. 5) To develop and maintain positive working relationships and liaison with partners and stakeholders to include convening/attending professionals meetings, case conferences and handover meetings where appropriate.
This is a full-time Contract based role working 36 hours per week on a shift pattern between 08:00 - 22:00 at a rate of £10.95 - £15 per hour dependant on experience. The initial contract is due to end 07/03/2021 with a review on performance as it is coming to an end.
If you think this role suits you, get in touch now!