Female* Support Worker - Truro

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31 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
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Westward Support is part of the Westward Housing Group, providing affordable housing and services across the South West. More information about our services can be found on our website. We have an exciting opportunity for a Female* Support Worker to join our team at our Truro Young Women's Centre. The project provides supported accommodation for vulnerable young women. You will be part of the team delivering front line services to support clients with the issues that they face. Using a personalised and recovery based approach, you will be working directly with the young women living at Truro Young Women's Centre and enabling them to identify their support needs. The main focus of the work is to assess risks, support and safety planning to empower women to make decisions about their lives, so they can live independently and reach their full potential. This will involve developing and maintaining good working relationships with the women and assisting them in liaising with other appropriate support agencies so they can achieve this. If you have an understanding of vulnerable clients, lone working, as well as the ability to assess and manage risk appropriately, experience of Supported Housing or dealing with challenging situations then we would like to hear from you. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment Interview Date: W/C 9th October 2017 We actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. All applications are considered on the basis of their merits and suitability for the job. * Female applicants only - This post is exempt under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010