Support Worker

Brighton, East Sussex
£8 - £9 dependent on experience
05 Mar 2019
02 Apr 2019
Nelbro 2
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker Brighton

Job Overview:

To enable vulnerable young people living in a variety of different supported accommodations to manage their tenancies and move towards greater independence within the community by providing a flexible and individually tailored support package.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake key-working responsibilities for a caseload assigned by the Unit Manager.
  • Undertake initial and continuous assessment of needs and potential risks and agree levels of support and actions
  • Create support/action plans for providing appropriate services based on the assessment and reflecting the services and resources available
  • Support service users to undertake tasks and living activities wherever possible to help the service users move towards independence.
  • Develop and maintain links with all key agencies and service providers in the local community
  • Empower customers to ensure they receive the service and benefits they are entitled to.
  • Undertake all administrative work and keep accurate and comprehensive records to professional standards.
  • Adhere to Nelbro Policies and Procedures.
  • Engage in learning and development activity to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Undertake any other duties consistent with the grade and nature of the post as may be reasonably assigned.
  • Deliver a service user focused care.

This is not an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities.

Person Specification:

  • Enjoys social interaction and the company of others, joins in local activities to encourage customer involvement
  • Approachable and open behaviour
  • Prefers working as part of a group or team
  • Is fundamentally calm and resilient, does not let emotion adversely affect them or obscure their judgement
  • Has a practical and logical mind and is naturally well organised
  • Flexible
  • Is respectful, articulate and sensitive in style of communication
  • Is essentially customer–focused


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