Senior Floating Support Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 00000983-1
  • Date Posted: 15 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Focused Living CIC
  • Location: Enfield, London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £23,000 to £26,000
  • Role: Frontline jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

Focused Living is an exciting company based in Enfield that provides an accommodated support service to vulnerable homeless adults in the community.

We have a vision to empower our clients to transition into resilient, purposeful, and independent individuals.

At Focused Living, we provide a friendly and supportive environment for our colleagues. We are all passionate about delivering high quality support to make a real difference to people’s lives.

We are seeking a highly motivated, client focused support coordinator who can work well within a team and under pressure. Your empathy, interpersonal skills and passion are vital attributes to be able to work well within this position.

Job Role

  • Provide floating support to vulnerable homeless individuals who have identified needs.
  • Support our service users to develop the necessary practical and social skills to live independently.
  • You will together with the service user develop a comprehensive and personalised support plan that will highlight their needs and include an action plan to aid them in achieving goals that they have agreed.
  • You are expected to highlight further needs if they arise whilst the service user is accommodated within the service.
  • Ensure that a risk assessment has been completed and that you have all the information necessary to support the individual appropriately
  • Ensure that the service user is engaging with relevant community services to aid in their recovery and progression
  • You will hold regular key work sessions, house meetings and workshops.

Successful candidates will,

  • Be able to bring knowledge, experience, and skills in empowering and supporting a diverse group of clients.
  • Be an excellent team worker; working together as one to achieve our vision.
  • Possess a genuine passion in making a real difference in people’s lives.

Requirements

  • Full UK driving licence with access to a vehicle
  • 3+ years’ experience supporting vulnerable adults
  • Have knowledge or experience of social care practices
  • Have good communication skills and be able to talk to service users appropriately
  • To have an empathetic and understanding nature
  • Have a good understanding of equality and diversity guidelines
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and be able to apply this to your role
  • Able to follow good working practices and procedures.
  • Have at least a level 2 in Health and Social Care
  • Have knowledge and understanding of writing Support Plans and Risk Assessments
  • On occasion your tasks may require you to work outside of your normal hours of work.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Colleague recognition programme
  • Employee Assistance Program, offering counselling and support to you and your family 24/7
  • Active investment in training to ensure you can continue to develop and demonstrate your competence in specific key areas
  • Increased overtime pay
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Job progression opportunities

Above all, this role offers great job satisfaction and is incredibly rewarding when you can positively impact someone’s life.

 Deadline for applications: Wednesday, 15 December 2021