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Permanent Key Worker - Lister Project - Sheffield

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Employer: South Yorkshire Housing Association

South Yorkshire Housing Association is an innovative and locally based Housing Association working in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. They currently manage 4500 homes including 1800 supported housing bed spaces. They have had over 30 successful years in business and have a turnover in excess of £30m.
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Permanent Key Worker (37 hours) Lister Avenue, Sheffield

South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) is an award winning not-for-profit organisation passionate about housing and supporting people to LiveWell, Settle at home and realise their potential. A Sunday Times Best 100 Not for Profit organisation to work for and IiP Gold standard, we are a forward thinking, innovative and ambitious organisation. We currently own and manage over 6000 properties, support over 1600 vulnerable customers in care and supported housing projects and employ nearly 500 people.

Could you empower someone with enduring mental health issues to gain the most from their life?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Keyworker to join our dedicated team at our registered mental project in Sheffield. We provide accommodation, advice and assertive support including personal care to our customers with enduring mental health issues.

Lister Project is a CQC registered residential care service for 25 adults, split over 5 separate houses in the Basegreen area of Sheffield. The role of Key Worker includes supporting our customers to develop the skills necessary to maximise their independence.

We are looking for an individual with a real commitment to supporting our customers to achieve their aspirations, goals and help them maximise their full potential. The role can be challenging and is highly rewarding.

The successful candidate would need to:

Demonstrate an understanding of the needs and risks our customers experience and an understanding of how to develop plans of support to overcome these.
Show enthusiasm about helping others, be approachable and encouraging with customers to achieve their goals
Possess a positive "Can Do" solution focused attitude to fit in with a small team and build on the successes of this excellent A rated service.
Support our customers with their personal care
Some of SYHA’s benefits

Generous holiday entitlement – 27 days annual leave, statutory bank holidays, plus an additional 4 SYHA days
Flexible working options including Flexi Time, Condensed Hours, Part Time
Excellent training including free annual training and ongoing professional development including a leadership academy
Excellent benefits including SYHA Rewards - employee discount scheme, which offers cash back and shopping discounts
Westfield Health (employer paid)
For the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders this role is an excluded job.

Starting Salary: Starting salary of £18,265, plus generous holidays entitlement and benefits
Working Hours: Full-Time 37 hours per week - rota basis variable shifts including evenings, weekends & bank holidays.
To Apply: Please click "Apply Now" to complete and submit your application. In the supporting information of the section please state how you feel you may meet the criteria of the Person specification – Please refer to the Guidance notes.
For an informal discussion contact: Donna Williams D.Williams@syha.co.uk (Project Lead) or Hazel Liparoti H.Liparoti@syha.co.uk - 0114 2652016
Closing Date: Monday 13th August 2018 at 12:00 noon
Interview Date: Friday 17th August 2018

Benefits
Company Pension
Progression Opportunities
Competitive Salary
Generous Holiday
In House Training
Great Working Environment
Degree: Any
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £18,265
Advertised until: Closed Mon 13-Aug-2018
Job ref: GY/52568
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

Strictly no agencies

This vacancy has now closed.