Community Support Worker - maternity cover up to 9 months

We are looking for committed and resourceful individuals who will follow a rigorous case management process and adhere to safeguarding and risk management procedures.

Salary
£34,692.08 per annum
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Location
Northamptonshire, Leicestershire
Closing Date
Closing date is midday on 27 May 2022

The role of Community Support Worker includes assessing 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 members (service users) maximise their independence. 

We are looking for committed and 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. It is an autonomous role, but you will be an integral member of a wider team.

The ideal applicant will have excellent organisational and communication skills, experience of using case management systems to record interventions and have a good understanding of how to maintain professional relationships with our members. Effective IT skills are essential including a good working knowledge of the MS Office suite and experience of using databases.

The post will be home based with regular travel across Northamptonshire and Leicestershire therefore our preference is that you reside within this community or within a reasonable distance of the area.   

This post is subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

To apply, please send a CV and written statement of no more than 500 words setting out how you meet the skills, knowledge and experience for this role to  recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk with the reference: “CSW, Community 14

Closing date:  Friday 27 May 2022 @ 12 midday 

Interview:   W/c 6 June 2022 via MS Teams 

This role is home based but with the expectation of visiting the regional/community office, and with frequent visits to members and other beneficiaries/partners across the region on a frequent basis. Regular travel will also be required to BVUK centres or external venues for training, team meetings or Blind Veterans UK events.  

Community Support Worker – Job Description