Support Worker - Newton Aycliffe

£15,652 - £17,776
20 May 2019 12 Noon
19/ILU/25

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Humankind’s Independent Living Unit offers a range of housing-related support services, advice and guidance to help people obtain accommodation and progress towards a sustained independent lifestyle in the community.  We work with a wide variety of clients, often with histories including substance misuse, offending, mental ill health and homelessness, to overcome barriers and achieve social inclusion. 
We currently have an opportunity to join our successful Co. Durham Gypsy Roma Traveler Project as a Support Worker. You will help people to access and maintain appropriate accommodation, develop domestic and independent living skills, build confidence, maximise life opportunities, reduce social isolation and promote improved health and wellbeing. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage a complex caseload empathetically.

• 37 hours per week
• Location Newton Aycliffe but travel will be required to travel across the Borough

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.
We understand the importance of ensuring all our service users are safe from harm and are committed to following guidelines on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and good working practices, including the safe recruitment of workers.
Please visit https://humankind.careers for more information and an application form. The closing date for completed applications is noon on the 20th May 2019. Interviews to be held 29th May 2019.
Application packs are also available via email at hr@humankindcharity.org.uk or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 19/ILU/25.
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