Supported Pathways Officer

southwark, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: AM050120121_1609836024
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2021-01-05
  • Location: southwark, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-03-06
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Supported Pathways Officer for hostels across Southwark.

Main Duites:

  1. Provide a high quality customer focussed service, with clients being treated with courtesy and respect and meet all council standards and targets relating to communication with residents.
  2. Assist and motivate residents to reach set goals and progress along an identified clear pathway for housing. Provide client centred support plans and intensive assertive key-working support using reflective practice techniques
  3. Coordinate any necessary support services to assess residents ability to live independently and identify which services could assist them to sustain their wellbeing and tenancy and provide a time limited floating support service to ensure residents are linked into appropriate services after moving out
  4. Encourage residents to engage and participate in activities which address issues of social isolation and confidence building and to accompany them where necessary and appropriate
  5. Advocate for residents where required, providing practical support if needed to ensure that their rooms are habitable and safe and where necessary to accompany residents to appointments. e.g. Health Services, DWP, viewings
  6. Continually monitor and safeguard residents' physical and mental health and liaise closely with appropriate services e.g. ASC, CMHT, Health Services, Criminal Justice etc and working collaboratively with other services by referring and reporting to ASC, SOVA, MARAC panels and other services involved in your resident's care.
  7. Issue prescribed medication only in accordance to policy, on health authority instruction, and following training
  8. Provision of training and workshops that enable residents to gain life skills
  9. Contribute to the day to day delivery of the hostel service, in accordance with all agreed objectives, procedures and policies, including required health and safety inspections, drills and records. Carry out room checks to monitor the health, safety and well-being of the rooms and clients and where necessary, provide practical support to encourage and help residents to keep good care of their room and wellbeing

Skills and experience

  • Expereince with working within an hostel
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