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Support Worker

OrganisationAccess Community Trust
LocationThetford
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Hourly rate£9.00 per hour - to be reviewed
HoursFull time/Part time/Zero hours
Date posted7 January 2019
Closing date21 January 2019
Contact nameAnna Croft - anna.croft@accessct.org or telephone 01502 527200

Access Community Trust have an exciting opportunity for Support Workers at our residential accommodation based in Thetford.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the project is secure and safe for the comfort and wellbeing of all residents.

You will be required to work with the residents to address issues contributing to homeless and support them to work towards successful integration back into society whilst keeping all areas of the Home, including all toilets, clean and tidy. This includes washing, dusting, polishing, vacuum cleaning and sweeping as appropriate.

Our ideal Support Workers will be experienced, enthusiastic and a passionate person.

 Some key responsibilities include: To maintain high standards in relation to Safeguarding and establish positive and trusting professional relationships with customers, respecting at all times their dignities and rights, use a range of methods to reduce arrears and collect rent and service charge income on time, deliver a range of training workshops for customers to help develop the skills necessary for independent living, to take personal responsibility for own Health, Safety and Welfare and that of colleagues in the workplace.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes: Effective communication skills both written and verbal, an empathetic and sensitive approach to people, reliable / flexible, be a positive role model

How to apply

You will work and learn alongside some talented individuals, where you can benefit from exciting paid-for opportunities, such as supported training and personal development.

Access Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its young people and vulnerable adults using our services and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please email anna.croft@accessct.org or telephone 01502 527200 for an application pack.

Please note that CV submissions will not be accepted.

Closing date: 21st January 2019.