Community Support Worker x 2

Blind Veterans UK believes that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone. We offer blind veterans access to the highest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss

Salary
£30,300 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
North Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire,
Closing Date
Closing date is midday on 22 July 2019

 

Community Support Worker - North Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire

Community Support Worker – Nottingham & Nottinghamshire (maternity cover) 

£30,300 per annum

Home based - 35 hours per week 

Blind Veterans UK believes that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone. We offer blind veterans access to the highest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.

We are now recruiting two Community Support Workers to join the team to support members predominantly in North Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. One of these roles is permanent and the other is fixed term to cover maternity leave until March 2020.

We are looking for skilled and experienced individuals to provide on-going assessment and support to our beneficiaries in their homes and communities. This includes assessing their need for advice and information, rehabilitation and training, care support and financial assistance. Our aim is to work in conjunction with statutory and voluntary agencies to help our service users maximise their independence.

We are seeking committed, resourceful individuals who will follow a rigorous case management process and adhere to safeguarding and risk management procedures keeping a positive attitude and demonstrating a collaborative, resourceful and confidential approach.

The ideal applicants will have excellent organisational and communication skills, ability to work autonomously, experience of maintaining paper and electronic records and have a good understanding of how to maintain appropriate relationships with service users. Effective IT skills are essential including a good working knowledge of the MS Office suite and experience of using databases.

These posts are subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service

Closing Date:                       midday on Monday 22 July 2019

Interviews:                          Friday 2 August 2019 in Sheffield

If you think you have what it takes to be a part of a developing and growing charity that values its beneficiaries, staff and volunteers, please look at the full Job Description and complete an Application Form and Personal Details Form, which can be downloaded below, and send them to recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk  

 

Please note only completed application forms will be accepted for consideration, not CVs.

 

 

 

 

 

Application Form

Personal Details Form - DBS

Community Support Worker Job Description.doc (1)