Resettlement Support Worker (Male)

Department: Redbridge Service
Work Location: Redbridge, East London
Salary: £21,944
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Monday - Friday, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Job description:

Penrose has been delivering effective Criminal Justice Services for over 40 years. In the last year we supported over 6500 offenders in London alone.

From this work we know that too many prisoners leave custody without a job, training and/or a place to live. For this reason Penrose became a partner within the London CRC, ensuring that no offender was lost in the system

About the role:

Please note that due to the nature of the service and current team structure, on this particular occasion we are looking for a male worker.

To enable clients of the Redbridge Floating Support service to achieve the items defined in their support plans so that they achieve full independent living in the community.  To support those individuals to address the issues that are preventing them from making a full and active contribution to society.  To facilitate an exit strategy for the client by working proactively and positively with partner agencies to build a self-sustaining support network

The job holder will provide emotional and practical information, advice and support to address:

  • housing needs and options
  • benefits entitlements
  • employment, training and education
  • mental or physical issues and problems
  • drug and alcohol issues
  • build social, cultural, leisure and faith support networks
  • avoiding harm to self and others

 

The post holder will ensure that Service users are encouraged to explore and maximise their skills and choices.  They will also work to build self confidence, self esteem and self reliance.

Further Information:
If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form which can be found on the web site. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role. The deadline for completed applications is 8th April 2018 11:59pm. Please email the application forms to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 8/04/2018

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