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Monday | 9.30am - 1.00pm | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Tuesday | 9.30am - 1.00pm | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Wednesday | Closed | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Thursday | 9.30am - 1.00pm | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Friday | 9.30am - 1.00pm | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

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Wellbeing Support Worker

Rutland Access Partnership

Description

Rutland Access Partnership (RAP) is a partnership between The Bridge, Citizens Advice Rutland and Spire Homes. RAP are delivering the Rutland Community Wellbeing Service (RCWS) on behalf of Rutland County Council. The RCWS helps Rutland citizens to improve their personal health and wellbeing and contribute to the collective welfare and prosperity of the community.

We are extremely proud of our high quality service and require an enthusiastic and committed individual who has the necessary experience and skills to join our Support Team. We are looking for a candidate who has a good understanding of the principles of holistic support work and experience of working with vulnerable people.

Person Specification

  • An understanding of the principles of supporting people to be resilient and live independently
  • Good working knowledge of benefits and income maximisation
  • Knowledge to provide higher level substance misuse, physical health, healthy weight, sexual health and smoking cessation advice
  • The ability to assess need and risk, create support plans and motivate people to identify and achieve their goals
  • The ability to work in partnership with existing partners and develop new working relationships with external colleagues from both the voluntary and statutory sectors
  • The ability to work positively with vulnerable people who may display challenging or difficult behaviour
  • Experience of using a case management system to accurately record case notes and observations
  • Understanding of key safeguarding issues and processes
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills including the ability to advocate for clients, where appropriate
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and manage multiple tasks within a pressured environment

Job Summary

Job Type

Full Time

Hours

37

Salary

up to £19,782 (dependent upon experience)

Close Date

Sep 16, 2019 - 09:00

Interview Date

Sep 26, 2019

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