Community Support Worker - London

Blind Veterans UK
17730.00 GBP Annual
09 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Community Support Worker
17.5 hours per week
Salary GBP17,730

We're looking for an enthusiastic, approachable and solution focussed individual to work within a multi-disciplinary team, delivering ongoing assessment and rehabilitation and training services to our beneficiaries in their homes and communities.

You'll assess our beneficiaries' need for advice and information, rehabilitation and training, care support and financial assistance. Our aim is to work in conjunction with statutory and voluntary agencies to help our beneficiaries maximise their independence.

The ideal candidate will have a positive, collaborative approach and will be experienced in following a rigorous case management process, while always considering safeguarding, risk management, confidentiality and professional boundaries. You'll be aware of resources and benefits available to older people and people with disabilities and will have (NVQ3) in Health & Social Care or equivalent relevant social care experience.

A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to travel to any part of the region, some of which may be inaccessible by public transport, are also requirements.

Benefits include free life assurance, sickness benefit scheme, childcare voucher scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, and a generous pension scheme.

Closing date: Tuesday 19 September 2017 at 11.55am
Assessment Day: Tuesday 26 September 2017 at our Brighton Centre

If you think you have what it takes to be part of a developing and growing charity that values its beneficiaries, staff and volunteers, visit our website to learn more about Blind Veterans UK, the work we do and how you might join us in our mission that all blind veterans should have access to the finest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.

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