About The Role

This is an exciting new opportunity to join our support team in Cornwall as a Support Worker in our Complex Needs Community Outreach service based in Truro.

Based in Truro you will work across mid-Cornwall visiting people in their own homes who require support. You will be lone working with people who have complex needs including substance misuse, mental ill-heath any other challenging issues and those who are struggling to maintain their accommodation or are facing homelessness.  Proving a holistic support service assisting with budgeting, benefits, health and wellbeing, housing, maintaining tenancies, sign-posting and emotional support. You will need to take a creative approach to support, adapting your style of communication and support planning with each individual to draw up a person centred support plan and help customers establish and work towards their goals and aspirations.

You will need to be able to effectively risk assess, have a good understanding of safeguarding and be able to develop strong links with other services and providers that support children and families.

You will be expected to work flexibly to ensure that the needs of the clients are met and this may include late shifts and some weekend working.

This role is being offered on a part time basis, working 22.2 hours per week, over 3 days to include weekend working.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups, and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. Appointment to the post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
For further information about this opportunity, please click here to view our candidate information pack.

About The Candidate
To be considered for the role of  Support Worker, you will:
  • Have an understanding of support needs and support planning
  • Have experience of risk assessing and risk management
  • Be a great communicator with the ability to build a rapport
  • Have accurate record keeping and computer skills
  • Confident in lone working and be a good team player
  • Have a flexible approach to work
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Be resilient and adaptable
  • Have an open, friendly personality and the ability to maintain a positive attitude in challenging situations
In return, we provide a generous entitlement to paid holiday increasing with length of service, a pension scheme, a healthcare cash back plan, and great opportunities and support to develop your career. 

About The Company

At LiveWest, we believe in a home for everyone.  We own and manage 36,000 homes across the South West, from Cornwall to Gloucestershire.
We take the time to listen to, understand and learn from our customers.  We focus on thriving as a business and employer, so we can deliver more homes and even better services.