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CAS-2 Support Worker - Surrey

Nacro · 4 days ago
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SUPPORT WORKER SalaryTo be considered for an interview, please make sure your application is full in line with the job specs as found below.- £10,855 (Including £1000 Unsociable Hours Benefit) Job Type- Permanent/Part-Time Hours- 20 hours per week Location – Based in the region of Surrey with regular travel required to the area.The provision of the contract is between 08:00 and 22:00.As such, there will be morning and evening shifts available with a rolling rota for Saturday on call shifts.However, there is flexibility around this which can be discussed at interview.We believe that a career is not just about earning a living; it's about having your say and making things happen that can mean positive changes to the lives of vulnerable people.This role provides an excellent springboard into other criminal justice professions including experience of working with a range of criminal justice agencies.In addition, you will gain experience in liaising local authority Housing Benefit departments and the DWP to resolve financial issues.We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years' experience of changing lives, building stronger communities, and reducing crime.Nacro has launched CAS-2, a national service commissioned by Ministry of Justice to provide accommodation and support as an alternative to custody.We are looking for a number of Support Workers to join us at an exciting time of change.What we offer We want all our employees to have an excellent work-life balance and employee wellbeing is very important to us.Nacro is committed to supporting employees to balance the demands of personal and work responsibilities at times of urgent and unforeseen circumstance through the provision of various types of leave.We offer a discretionary 10 days of special leave for dependent or bereavement leave.We have an excellent benefits package which includes a 25 days per year (plus public holidays) annual leave entitlement, with an additional day added each year, increasing to 30 days (plus 8 public holidays) after 5 years' service.Additionally, we also provide an occupational sick pay scheme which exceeds statutory requirements.If you want to work as part of a dynamic supportive team who delivers results for the people we support every day, Nacro could be the place for you.Who are we looking for? This is an exciting opportunity to join our team as a support worker to provide flexible, holistic and short-term support to clients with a wide range of support needs, with the aim of them achieving their own accommodation at the end of their CAS-2 placement.You will manage a caseload of clients in properties in your allocated patch in Surrey.You will carry out property inspections and report repairs promptly to ensure we provide quality homes for our clients.You will be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of support planning and safeguarding as well as experience of working with vulnerable adults with complex needs (such as substance misuse, physical health, mental health, seeking employment and housing support).The role offers flexible working in the community, and you can work from home in between property visits.You will regularly meet with your team and manager to discuss and reflect on complex cases.You will be required to travel for training and team meetings and be flexible to cover other local patches as required.This role provides an excellent springboard into other criminal justice professions including experience of working with a range of criminal justice agencies.In addition, you will gain experience in liaising local authority Housing Benefit departments and the DWP to resolve financial issues.This role requires regular travel, a Full Driving License and access to your own vehicle are an essential criteria.An Enhanced DBS check is required for this role, as well as registration on the DBS Update Service.These will be completed as part of the Pre-Employment Screening process.This role also requires a Prison Clearance.For further information about the role, pleased click here.For further information about Nacro's amazing benefits, please click here.Please Note : If you have any questions or would like to have an informal chat regarding the role, please contact
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