ABOUT THE ROLE
We’re looking for an Engagement Support Worker to carry out supported housing management duties in our service. You will be responsible for maintaining social contact and company to enhance quality of life, enhance personal safety, health and security, sustainment of tenancy, and improving financial independence and economic wellbeing to support our residents and participants back into the community.
Rota: Monday to Sunday shifts vary (09:00 - 17:00 or 13:00 - 21:00)
ABOUT THE SERVICE
You will be working in a 24 hour, 25-bed service in Romford, delivered in partnership with Havering Council and other local providers, supporting those who are experiencing homelessness. All admissions are jointly agreed, and placements reviewed at a weekly complex needs panel chaired by the local authority. Residents are agreed on the basis that they are:
Benefits, including Non-Contractual Perks
If you have the passion, creativity, and tenacity to make a real difference to people’s lives, challenge stigma and make our communities safer, we would love to hear from you!
We’re looking for someone with a genuine passion and felt purpose to help people, challenge stigma, and make a real difference to people’s lives!
We are looking for a team player, driven to provide high quality care and support to others, an effective communicator who is able to build rapport with others from various backgrounds. You will be compassionate, supportive, and empowering to others, whilst able to form effective, positive and motivational relationships.
OVERVIEW OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Other responsibilities than those described above may be required to be undertaken from time to time and will be expected to be performed to as long as it is within the capability and level of the position.
What we are looking for:
What we would like, but not essential:
Please refer to the JDPS attached for more details on the vacancy and our requirements/key criteria.
WORKING FOR US
Social Interest Group (SIG) believes that good care and support make for better lives. Our values of ambition, empowerment, transparency, and inclusivity drive everything we do. Our mission is to empower people who are marginalised by building powerful partnerships and creative solutions that bridge gaps in provision and aid recovery, reablement and resettlement.
SIG is a not-for-profit organisation, providing thousands of people with good-quality support and care in a range of residential, drop-in centers, community floating support settings (including in peoples own homes), probation settings and people who are in hospital awaiting discharge. We currently do so across London, Brighton, Bedfordshire, Luton, and Kent. We believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed services to make a difference. We work with high standards and external and internal regulatory frameworks.
Want to know how we work? Watch our short Theory of Change video to see how we support people towards a brighter future: Theory of Change - YouTube
Further details can be found on our website here: Theory of Change - Social Interest Group - Social Interest Group
Ambition – Eager to succeed and to accomplish as much as possible for our people
Empowerment – Giving staff and the people we support the tools, training, and information they need to achieve their potential
Transparency – Upfront and visible about our actions and open to scrutiny from stakeholders, service users, and staff
Inclusivity – Listening to, understanding, and including all our stakeholders to ensure we make a difference and get things right
Please note that this job advert may close early due to screening applications on an ongoing basis. We advise applying as soon as possible for your application to be taken into consideration at the early stages.
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