Working in one of our supported housing schemes in Leicester, the successful candidate will support Service Users to manage their mental and physical health, develop daily living skills, address financial issues, build confidence and self-esteem and develop social networks. No personal care is involved.
One of our clients said “Norton Housing and Support has given me space to come to terms with having a mental illness. Before I was on my own and lonely, in and out of hospital. Now I feel supported, I am more stable, I have friends and a volunteering job”
The successful candidates will have experience of working in the health or social care sector, have a positive approach to promoting independence, be an effective team player and have excellent communication and organisational skills.
We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the community we serve. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities.
All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.
Hours and Benefits
Hours are 20-25 per week, worked between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Whilst the role is offered on a fixed-term contract up to 30th September 2022, ongoing opportunities may be available for the right candidate.
If you would like to join our team, we can offer you:
· 5 weeks’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, pro rata.
· Additional annual leave for long service
· Full induction training for all new starters
· Health Plan, allowing you to claim back a wide range of everyday health expenses up to your annual limit, access to a 24-hour counselling service, tax and legal support, and shopping discounts.
· Attractive pension scheme
Our commitment to quality includes a strong focus on staff development, and we have held Investors in People status since 2012
We are a small, dedicated team committed to providing high quality accommodation and support to vulnerable adults, helping them take control of their own lives and make real choices about how they want to live.
Before applying please read the Job Description and Person Specification for the role, available below
To apply email us at email@example.com with your CV and a personalised covering letter which explains:
- your reasons for applying.
- how your skills and experience meet those required by the person specification.
Please also complete the Diversity Monitoring Form, available here
Any offer of employment is subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check – please note that the successful candidate will be asked for a deposit to cover the cost of the check, which will be refunded after six months’ service.
The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 24th September 2021. Interviews will be held the week of the 27th September 2021. Please let us know of any special requirements you may have for the interview
If you have any queries or wish to discuss the role further, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0116 2538541.