13 Sep

Relief Hostel Worker Jobs Vacancy at Places For People Group Limited South Shields

Position
Relief Hostel Worker
Company
Places For People Group Limited
Location
South Shields ENG
Opening
13 Sep, 2017 30+ days ago

Places For People Group Limited South Shields urgently required following position for Relief Hostel Worker. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Relief Hostel Worker Jobs Vacancy at Places For People Group Limited South Shields Jobs Details:

Places for People are looking for Relief Hostel Workers to join the Living+ team supporting schemes across the North East.

What your role will be

This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience working with individuals with additional needs and positively managing, influencing and diffusing challenging behaviour.

As a Relief Hostel Worker, you will work with others to ensure that residents receive the guidance and support agreed by the project accurately record information and ensure the safety of residents during their stay.

The relief hostel worker will assist in dealing with issues on a day to day basis. There will be a variety of issues often quite challenging that will arise but you will deal with these effectively supported by a framework of policy and best practice guidance.

As a member of a team of staff at the scheme, you will share responsibility for working with and supporting the service users. As staff are usually involved in working on a rota basis, good communication between staff members is essential. You will ensure all administration is up to date on a daily basis, including handover notes, communications systems and resident’s files/support plans.

Flexible hours including day and night shifts are available

This post is subject to a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Your background

We are looking for individuals who will be ambassadors of our SPIRIT values.

As this is a relief role to support the current team and periods of leave/increased workload, your weekly hours will most likely vary. Therefore we welcome applications from individuals who can offer as much flexibility as possible in terms of their availability to work.

It is essential that you have experience of working effectively with challenging behaviour and utilising best practice in order to successfully diffuse situations to influence a positive outcome.

Strong communication skills, the ability to prioritise your work load, IT skills and an empathetic character are also essential.

You will have experience working with at-risk service users, ideally young persons and complex needs. If you have experience and knowledge of support planning and carrying out risk assessments, this would be particularly advantageous.

As you will be lone working at times, it is essential that you can work effectively and safely on your own using your own initiative.

What we offer you

Recognised by Investors in People as a Gold Status employer, at Places for People we really do care about our employees. We know that when you feel valued and you enjoy your working environment, you perform better in your role and your overall morale and well-being improves. In this role you will receive an attractive rewards package that will include a comprehensive pension; generous holiday entitlement; childcare vouchers; high street discount vouchers; free counselling; free flu-jabs; opportunities to get loans, plus many other benefits including career development.

About us

Places for People Living+ provides a range of personalised accommodation, support and care services to help people with complex needs live independent, fulfilling lives. This means so much more than just a roof over their heads. Part of the Places for People Group, Living+ supports people in many ways, tailoring its services to meet their needs and helping them live independently in a place they can call home.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role.If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 897565.

Please note that vacancies may sometimes be withdrawn prior to the closing date if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive and Dropbox.


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