Support Worker - Darlington

£15,036 - £17,776
22 March 2019 12 Noon
19/ILU/12

Humankind’s Independent Living Unit offers a range of housing-related support services, advice and guidance to help people obtain accommodation and progress towards sustained independent living in the community. We support vulnerable people, often with histories including substance misuse, offending, mental ill health and homelessness, to overcome barriers and achieve social inclusion. Come and help us make this happen.
We wish to recruit a Support Worker to join our successful 'Intensive Mental Health Floating Support Service' in Darlington. You will support clients with complex mental health issues to set up and maintain their home, maximise their income and pay rent, reduce debts, manage the safety and security of their accommodation, and maintain their health and wellbeing. You will support clients to identify and access a wide range of additional services to meet their needs.  You will facilitate meaningful activity (group) sessions. Your motivation to enable others to improve their quality of life is vital to this role.
• 37 hours per week
• Location central Darlington but will be required to travel across the Borough
• Car user

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Exceptional support, training and development
  • Up to 32 days (pro rata) annual leave per year