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Date Added: Fri 25/06/2021

Key Worker

Oldham, UK
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Company: APPLY GATEWAY

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £11 - £12 / hourly

Engagement Worker vacancy waiting to be filled

Venn Group would like to introduce the following Engagement Worker position available in Oldham

 

Position:          Engagement Worker 

Location:         Oldham - across 3 sites

Rate:               £11.00 - £12.00 p/hour (including holiday pay)

Length:            12 weeks  

Hours:             37.5 hours (7am-3pm, 9pm-5pm, 10am-6pm) occasional weekends

The role will predominantly involve:

  • Based across three services across Oldham
  • Working in various services including family accommodation service and drug / alcohol accommodation service  
  • Providing support to customers/ households in need of support
  • Engaging with families or individual who have been identified as needing support
  • Motivating customers to change their lifestyle and engaging people who have been refused other services elsewhere
  • Working with customers to get to a point where they recognise the needs to change their lifestyle
  • Reducing self-harm
  • Undertook appropriate assessments
  • Managing own caseload
  • Updating and creating support plans
  • Carrying out welfare checks to customers
  • Dealing and responding to crisis in service
  • Giving support advice and signposting to specialist support services

The successful candidate will preferably have experience of working in a homeless or support setting, you will also have good communication skills and the ability to use your initiative.

Candidate must be available to start within one week notice and have an Enhanced Adult and Child DBS within 1 year.

 

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