JOB: Support Worker, Kate’s Kitchen – Friday February 28

Job Description for SUpport Worker at Kate’s Kitchen in Annan.

15 hours per week, Tuesday – Friday

• Provide a responsive, effective and high quality, support service to our service users
• Support service users to use local services and facilities, including health, education and work opportunities
• Signpost or give advice and practical assistance to service users including benefits, budgeting, and housing issues
• In collaboration with other staff deliver group sessions on improving health and wellbeing
• Encourage service users to use Kate’s Kitchen for social support, to learn new skills, build confidence and as a stepping stone to integration in the wider community
• Promote self-advocacy and act as an effective advocate as appropriate
• Effectively manage your own allocated workload
• Ensure all services are delivered maintaining confidentiality and a high standard of care
• Record all relevant data on database maintaining data protection legislation
• Liaise with enquiries from social workers and other health professionals regarding your service users in line with Kate’s Kitchen policies
• Effectively manage your own allocated workload
• Contribute and work as part of a team
• Participate fully in staff meetings and training

Essential Criteria
Health and Social Care SVQ Level II
Excellent verbal communication skills
Experience of database
Driving License Holder
Sense of Humour

Desirable Criteria
An understanding of how this role supports our charitable purposes
Experience of working in a Third Sector organisation
Experience of working with volunteers

To apply click HERE.