Support Worker

Closing date: 
19 Feb 2017
Thorndale Family Centre has 38 self- contained Family Units across two programmes of care, with a maximum capacity of 125 persons.

Salary: £16,543 per annum
Working Hours: 35 Hours per week, includes evenings and weekends
Details: Permanent
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + 10 bank holidays; a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; Childcare Voucher Scheme; an employee assistance programme.

Job Summary:
The Salvation Army Homelessness Services are committed to providing opportunities that support each person to find their purpose, develop positive relationships and experience a sense of community. Everything we do will be underpinned by our core values demonstrated within our daily practice and measured against our priorities of Transformation, Integration, Discipleship and Effectiveness. Thorndale Family Centre has 38 self- contained Family Units across two programmes of care, with a maximum capacity of 125 persons.

Key Responsibilities:
As a Support Worker at Thorndale your key responsibilities will include:
 Ensure successful client outcomes which demonstrate quality and effectiveness in all aspects of the programme
 Understand and work to ensure the achievement of the contractual objectives and targets of the service.
 Work with the team to demonstrate development of service delivery in line with organisation and legislative requirements.
 Ensure locally established internal and contractual KPI’s are achieved
 Ensure all aspects of the job description are adhered to

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:
 Experience of working with vulnerable adults, children and families
 Excellent communication skills
 Ability to adhere to job description

Appointment subject to satisfactory references and right to work for the UK
An enhanced Access NI check and NISCC registration will be required

For further details and to apply please visit The Salvation Army’s website:

https://webrecruitment.salvationarmy.org.uk/ce0024li_webrecruitment/wrd/...