Project Worker – Part Time
Project Worker – Part Time
Epworth House, Burton-on-Trent
25 hours per week – flexible working hours available over 5 days, 1 weekend out of 4 will be included
Do you want a role where no two days are the same?
Are you passionate about supporting people?
Can you work under pressure and manage challenging situations?
If this sounds like you then we may have your perfect opportunity!
We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Epworth House has 13 self-contained flats. We provide personal care and support for adults aged 18 and over, with a range of learning disabilities and mental health needs, encouraging them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible.
We provide a comprehensive induction programme as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression.
Sanctuary also has a great employee Rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers.
If you’re a person who celebrates differences, and strives to treat others with dignity and respect, this is a great opportunity to join our like-minded, hardworking, and resident-focused team. We value our team, encouraging learning and development and supporting each other.
The role of Project Worker will include:
- Supporting clients to maintain links with family and friends
- Making sure client health care appointments are up to date and support clients to attend them
- Reporting incidents and other Health and Safety issues
- Providing one-to-one support to clients, helping them to develop their daily living skills and strive for greater independence
- Supporting clients with benefit application and management
- Producing care and support plans and risk management plans with clients
- Leading shifts and delegating duties to members of staff, ensuring duties are carried out
- Liaising with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of clients
- Managing any safeguarding or serious incidents
Skills and experiences:
- Previous experience working in care, ideally with clients who have learning disabilities is essential
- Ability to manage shifts and delegate duties
- Experience of motivating and encouraging individuals to reach their goals
- Positive approach to challenging behaviour
- The ability to work on your own initiative
- Basic computer skills are required for online training
- NVQ3 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards
- Good interpersonal, customer care and communication skills
- Travel is a requirement of the role, therefore a full valid driving licence is desirable
Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?
We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.
We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.
Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?
As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:
- A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
- At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
- Life assurance
- Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
- Health and well-being plans
- A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
- Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
- A wide range of learning and development opportunities
- The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours
- £10.95 per hour
We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click
Closing Date: 28 March 2023
We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.
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Building Equality and Diversity
Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check 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 and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.