Support Worker

£10 - £12 per hour
Wirral
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Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently working with a large Housing Association to recruit a Support Worker to work in one of their Supported Housing services in Wirral. The service is a 6 bed emergency homeless accommodation for 16 -17-year old's (male and female). The scheme is managed by the Housing Association on behalf of the LA and offers temporary accommodation for young people who become homeless. There is an initial stay of 8 weeks to allow the local authority social care to access the young people and either find longer term accommodation or return them home.

The role is to run on a temporary basis for 8 - 12 weeks whilst permanent recruitment is ongoing and involves working 37 hours per week across a 5 week rolling rota (07.30 - 03.30, 3.00pm - 10.30 pm, 10.30pm - 07.30 waking nights).

The role - Support Worker

  • Offering breakfast and evening meal to all young people at the service
  • Promoting and supporting with basic independent life skills
  • Supporting young people to secure the benefits that they are entitled to whilst living alone
  • General building / health and safety checks
  • Monitoring who is on site at the service and acting as first point of contact for the young people


The candidate

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a passion for improving the lives vulnerable people with complex needs
  • Experience of working in accommodation-based services, supporting residents that have a wide range of complex and challenging support needs (i.e. mental health, substance misuse, homelessness and domestic abuse)
  • An understanding of the safeguarding and the ability to confidently report any safeguarding concerns to management
  • Experience of competing risk assessments and support plans with service users
  • The ability and confidence to lone work within services where lone working is required
  • A flexible approach to work with the ability to work on a rota basis including evenings and weekends


An Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months or on the update service is required for the role of Support Worker.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Annabelle Walster
Housing Recruitment Manager
Housing Team / Social Care Team
Manchester
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