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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Project Worker

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This vacancy is: Temporary

Salary: £8.12 per hour

Location: The Joiners Arms, Clitheroe

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th October 2012

Description:

Temporary to cover maternity leave until 31 March 2013

The Joiners Arms, Clitheroe

£8.12/hour - 37.5 hours/week (Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm)

We are looking for an individual with a passion and drive to provide support to clients in temporary accommodation based in Clitheroe. Enabling our clients and families with a range of complex needs to achieve their potential and live more independently within their community. Ideally, you will have experience of working with individuals and families with support needs.

As we take a client centred approach to delivering support, we are looking for candidates who pride themselves on having excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to form positive relationships with people from varied backgrounds.

You will use these skills to work with colleagues and partner agencies to achieve the best outcome for our clients. This will include regular key working, support planning, as well as liaising with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of the clients, actively encouraging choice and involvement, or acting as advocate when required. In accordance with your core beliefs of delivering a genuinely needs led service, we will look to you to help clients maximise their income, budget, pay their rent and engage with work and training.

Previous housing related support experience and knowledge of welfare benefits is desirable. In addition you will also have the ability to learn new skills and work well as part of our committed and hard working team.

Many different experiences can be useful and relevant to our work. So if you have strong communication skills, and experience of working with vulnerable people, then you could succeed in this varied yet challenging role. 

As well as strong support and involvement, you will also receive our excellent benefits package, which includes 28 days annual leave, pro rata (including bank holidays) sick pay scheme and loyalty bonus.

To apply, please visit www.sanctuary-group.co.uk to complete an online application or submit your CV and covering letter. For assistance please contact Recruitment on 0845 543 6377 and quote Ref: SSL1144.

Closing date: 5.00pm on 17 October 2012

 

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We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.

An enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

Ribble Valley Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.