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Posted: 22/07/2019
Reference: 765546
Job Type: Contract
Location: Stockport , Greater Manchester, England (map)
Salary: £9.27 - £9.27
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Job description

Project worker

Location: Stockport        

Pay rate: £9.27

Short term contract

Hours

  • Shift working including weekends
  • shifts consist of
  • 8am - 4pm
  • 2pm - 10pm
  • 10am - 5.30pm
  • Weekend shifts 9am - 7pm

My client are currently recruiting for a role working as a project worker based in Stockport. To offer practical support and advice to promote resident independence and development and deal with emergency situations. Support residents in life skills training sessions in both formal and informal settings.

Main duties

  • Demonstrate empathy whilst maintaining healthy boundaries ensuring own views are not imposed on clients
  • Demonstrate confidence in challenging behaviour/resistance in others (e.g. anti-social behaviour, poor motivation)
  • Demonstrate previous experience of providing support/befriending service to vulnerable people
  • Awareness of general resident support needs and a knowledge of specific support services/referral systems
  • Basic understanding of the benefits system, current rates of benefit and entitlement
  • Awareness of issues relating to people who are homeless
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload
  • Initiative and problem solving skills,
  • Flexibility – working times/unsociable hours
  • To meet Stockport Homes’ standard of attendance

Essential requirements.

  • Demonstrate empathy whilst maintaining healthy boundaries ensuring own views are not imposed on clients
  • Demonstrate confidence in challenging behaviour/resistance in others (e.g. anti-social behaviour, poor motivation)
  • Demonstrate previous experience of providing support/befriending service to vulnerable

People.

 

 

If you are interested in this role please call Courtleigh on 0117 917 4560.

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