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Independent Living Worker

  • Location:

    Whitehaven, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Housing

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £10 - £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lucie

  • Contact email:

    Preston@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HD2042_1547138697

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    9/02/2019

  • Startdate:

    14/01/19 16:33:50

Job Description

Are you looking for a brand new opportunity, working in supported housing? Then look no further!

BS Social Care is one of the UK's leading recruitment specialist, specialising in sourcing and placing skilled workers into roles within the social care sector. We offer a free and confidential service and are here to find you your ideal role.

The role of the independent living worker is essentially a landlord role. You are going to be 90% admin and a 10% support worker role. The main duties include, managing referrals, case loads, dealing with income benefits and rent payments. Each week you will liaise with the client, you may need to offer drug and alcohol support so knowledge of the support services will be ideal. You need to assist individuals on setting targets and goals with each service user, empowering them and helping them sustain independent living.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within this area in order to offer the correct support, you must be reliable, trustworthy and be flexible to be hands on as a support worker and be able to manage the admin side.

You must have a minimum of 1 years paid work experience within the last 5 years working with all ages in the social care sector from children to adults. If you have a DBS on the update service then we would love to hear from you!

We offer competitive rates of pay, ongoing incentives, training opportunities and annual leave. This opportunity is a block booking on a temporary basis.

If this sounds like the role for you then apply today at www.bssocialcare.co.uk or call Lucie today on 01772 252323.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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