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Support Worker

About The Role

An incredibly exciting opportunity for experienced Support Workers or individuals with passion and commitment to join our team to help provide support to our residents housed in North Somerset. 
Our Support Workers work tirelessly and creatively with an allocated caseload of residents to provide high quality support through 1:1 and group sessions whilst working closely with external partner agencies.  Our Support Workers all:

  • Support and accompany residents to attend essential appointments and signpost residents to relevant services and community-based projects
  • Cover a 24 hour rota including sleep in shifts.
  • Actively engage clients in their support and developing and improving our services;
  • Help assess potential new residents;
  • Liaise with external agencies;
  • Develop person-centred Support Plans and Risk Management Plans based on their residents’ identified support needs to develop the skills and resources to transform their lives and enable independent living.
The benefits on offer
In return for helping to transform lives, we’ll give you access to some great benefits.

These include:
  • £100 when you start work, plus £250 at 6 months’ service and another £250 at 12 months’ service
  • 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • A High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)
  • Pension with life assurance
  • Discounted private medical insurance
  • Loans available for financial emergencies
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • A full Induction package and training relevant to the role
  • Long service awards from 2.5 years
  • Support to learn and develop your career

About The Candidate
You will:
  • Instinctively work in a manner that aligns fully with saha’s values; demonstrating energy and passion, along with a positive, can-do attitude in your daily contribution to transforming lives.
  • Be able to cover the 24 hour rota including sleep in shifts.
  • Be a great communicator, building trusting and professional relationships.
  • Be passionate about making a difference and thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Empower people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.
  • Be comfortable dealing with difficult or complex situations and have a high level of resilience.
  • Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people.
  • Be able to participate in our 24 hour shift rota system (sleep-ins) and our on-call rota.
  • Have a full drivers license and access to a vehicle to travel between our sites.
What happens next?
If you would like to be part of the Saha story please apply now, by clicking on “Apply” and if you need any support in completing your application, please contact People Services on 01204 360506

For an informal chat about the job, call Heather Stamp on 01934 416804.

About The Company
A 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. 

  • Start: 14/12/2022
  • Rate: £17,643.60 pro rata (£22,054.50 FTE) plus on call and sleep in package up to £4,350 per annum
  • Location: WestonsuperMare,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Charities
  • Recruiter: Salvation Army Housing Association (saha)
  • Contact: Salvation Army Admin
  • Tel: 123456789
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0238
  • Posted: 2022-12-14 12:15:25 -

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