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Support Worker

Reference number: SW-010544
  • Salary: £24,023 per annum
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Employer: The Salvation Army
  • Location: London
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The Salvation Army forms part of the Christian church and boasts an extensive social remit, providing a range of social and community services, including services for children and the elderly, those trapped in modern-day slavery, homeless people, individuals struggling with addiction, and people seeking employment.

Key Responsibilities:
The role of Support Worker with The Salvation Army is an inspirational one and key to achieving successful outcomes for clients. As a motivated and dynamic Support Worker you will be responsible for assisting with delivering a high-quality programme of support which promotes client choice and control. You will address clients support needs, enable them to make positive life choices and ultimately empower them to lead more sustainable lifestyles. You will also complete day to day activities including administration tasks and reception duties to support the successful operation of Southwark Young People Service.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

· Positive attitude and a high level of motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive life outcomes

· Ability to work in busy environment, be solution focused, show good time management skills and can demonstrate ability to prioritise and make decisions under pressure

· Ability to work within the ethos of The Salvation Army with regards to delivering services to vulnerable people without discrimination

· Ability to manage own workload and case load and ability to take the lead at meetings with external agencies

 

 

Date posted: 14/07/2022

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