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RESTART SUPPORT WORKER

To apply for this role you must have a full driving licence and use of a car. Employment is conditional on you being fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless a medical exemption applies. For the avoidance of doubt, fully vaccinated means, that you have had two doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccine and any booster for which you are eligible. You must provide to us with reasonable evidence of your vaccination status upon request.

In Restart, you will work as part of a team to successfully resettle ex-offenders and or the homeless into the community and provide ongoing support to achieve and maintain independent living. The role is a permanent contract and is subject to a six-month probationary review.

Salary – £18,500 – £19,500
Hours – Full time – 35 hours – Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm (some flexible work may be required)
Responsible to – Senior Support Worker
Contract – Permanent
Recruitment – This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS and reference checks

Summary of duties

  • Prior to release and in consultation with the Prison and Probation services to undertake an induction programme
  • Undertake risk assessments for each client and recognise the changes in risk level, taking appropriate action
  • Assessing the practical and emotional needs of a client and drawing up a Client Pathway plan, working with clients to identify their needs and risks and their short and long-term goals.
  • Full job specification available here

Closing date: Ongoing. Shortlist candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply. A CV is required with a covering letter on at least one page of A4, explaining your suitability and experience for the role, with reference to the Job Description and Personal Specification. Please email your CV and Covering Letter to Helenp@saltbox.org.uk

 


DOMESTIC ASSISTANT

To apply for this role you must have a full driving licence and use of a car. Employment is conditional on you being fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless a medical exemption applies. For the avoidance of doubt, fully vaccinated means, that you have had two doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccine and any booster for which you are eligible. You must provide to us reasonable evidence of your vaccination status upon request. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS and reference checks.

Salary – £17,000
Hours – Full time 35 hours – Permanent – Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm – Some flexible working may be required.
Responsible to – Property Services Manager
Responsible for – Ensuring our properties are cleaned to a high standard prior to being occupied.
Contract – Permanent

Requirements:

  • A proven ability of working with ex-offenders
  • Experience and understanding of issues facing vulnerable adults
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritising different areas of work according to need, producing work of a high standard
  • An interest in people and a commitment to helping others

Summary of duties

  • Carry out a range of cleaning duties including communal areas and room cleans
  • Cleaning with chemicals as instructed by the Safety Officer and ensure full compliance of COSHH
  • Report any necessary maintenance and repairs in current line with procedure
  • To work with clients and volunteers, who are developing their skills as part of the Restart service
  • To complete all necessary records, including timesheets, database and expense forms
  • To work with all staff to continually raise the standard of Saltbox properties
  • Full job specification available here.

Closing date: Ongoing. If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please email Helen Platt at helenp@saltbox.org.uk for a full Job Description and Personal Specification. Please Include a CV and covering letter, explaining your suitability and experience for the role, with reference to the Personal Specification.

 


REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE SKILLED WORKER 

To apply for this role you must have a full driving licence and use of a car. Employment is conditional on you being fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless a medical exemption applies. For the avoidance of doubt, fully vaccinated means, that you have had two doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccine and any booster for which you are eligible. You must provide to us reasonable evidence of your vaccination status upon request.

Salary – £21,500
Hours – 35 hours per week Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm. Some flexible work may be required
Responsible to – Property Services Manager
Responsible for – Minor repairs and maintenance of Saltbox properties
Contract – Permanent – This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS and reference checks

Requirements

  • Three years’ experience of undertaking multi skilled housing maintenance or experience of reactive repairs
  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent in multi skilled maintenance with a working knowledge of other trades, i.e. plumbing/joinery or electrical
  • Level 2 Blue CSCS card or above, having worked in a social housing environment with an awareness of construction related legislation & practices
  • A proven ability of working with ex-offenders, experience & understanding of issues facing vulnerable adults and their families

Summary of duties

  • To carry out agreed minor repairs and decoration within Saltbox properties to a high quality standard
  • To assist with furniture deliveries and installations in Saltbox properties
  • Deal effectively and safely with repairs and maintenance ensuring timely responses are made and properties are safely and securely maintained
  • Monitor and complete documentation accurately for all work carried out, ensuring quality systems are followed
  • Full job specification available here.

Closing date: Ongoing. If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please email Helen Platt at helenp@saltbox.org.uk for a full Job Description and Personal Specification. Please Include a CV and covering letter, explaining your suitability and experience for the role, with reference to the Personal Specification.

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