Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,756 – £24,938
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st July 2024


  • Advertised from 2nd July 2024
  • Salary dependent on skills & experience. 37.5 hours per week.

Role

To deliver a visiting housing support service to enable people to live as independently as possible in their own homes.

To provide emotional and practical support, as well as assisting people to take part in activities that matter to them and help them engage with their community to reduce social isolation.

To develop effective relationships with people affected by a range of challenges, support them to cope in difficult times and enable them to live a good life. In doing so, to provide emotional, practical and social support to help people to live as independently as possible and make informed choices in all aspects of their lives.

To develop positive relationships with a range of partners, including the NHS (in the community and in hospitals), social work and voluntary organisations to extend the breadth and quality of support available to the people we work with.

To be part of a team while managing own caseload and being a key worker for some of the people we support. to take part in regular team meetings and receive regular support and supervision.

To participate in a range of learning and development opportunities to enhance experience and skills and improve the quality of our service.

To utilise technology effectively to help deliver the best possible service to the people we support including to create support plans and risk assessments, record support, monitor outcomes and gather feedback from the people we work with.

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