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Project Worker Complex Needs/CWS
Complex Needs | 1 WC1X |£15.08 per hour (incl. of Holiday Pay) | 5-6 months | Job Ref: BD8366 | Posted: 18/01/2023

Central is currently recruiting for two Project Workers to work in the Kings Cross area. The service provides support to adults with complex needs including mental health, substance misuse and other related issues to provide a stepping stone to move towards independent living.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Sunday on a rota basis from 8AM - 8:30PM. Cover is required for 6 months. The pay rate for this role is £13.46 per hour, with £1.62 holiday pay, totalling £15.08 per hour.

In this position, you will be expected to;
- Hold a caseload of 8 key clients and conduct regular key working sessions resulting in agreed Support Plans
- Complete comprehensive risk and needs assessments
- Respond to referrals within agreed timescales for both in-house referrals of existing service users, and new scheme.
- Work with residents to maximise benefit entitlements and secure project income through the collection of rents and charges and the minimisation of arrears and void loss
- Assist residents to acquire budgeting skills, and set up basic bank and/or savings accounts
- Build and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders, including other services, External agencies and treatment or accommodation providers.
- Ensure that all voids are prepared and re-let in a timely fashion in order to maximise income receivable from rents and charges
- Respond in a psychologically-informed way to the challenges posed by complex needs in a residential setting
- Identify care pathways and treatment options.

To apply for this role, you must have;
- Experience working with Complex Needs clients including substance use, mental health, offending, street activity and Anti-Social Behaviour, physical health, background of complex trauma.
- Experience delivering highly personalised assessment and casework, support planning, goal setting, advocacy.
- The ability to respond calmly to crisis and deal promptly, effectively, safely to complex and challenging situations
- A strong understanding of the issues that typically disrupt progress in journeys towards independence, such as mental health, substance misuse, self-harm, domestic violence, anger management, learning impairment and frailty due to illness
- A strong understanding of the Strengths and Recovery model, and the ability to apply this within a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE)
- Experience working with clients to create a multiagency care plan
- The ability to support and motivate clients to progress through structured activities, group work and engagement to treatment providers and services

Candidates should confirm their interest as soon as possible, with interviews scheduled shortly after and the successful candidate expected to as soon as possible

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please either forward your CV for consideration to work@centralcare.co.uk or upload it below.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.

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