Ocean Group is a local housing provider based in St Austell, Cornwall who is the parent company for Ocean Housing and Gilbert & Goode. We manage over 4,500 homes and have ambitious plans to build 3,000 homes by 2030 and we are looking for a Key Worker on a Fixed Term basis to provide support to eligible families through the 'Together for Families' programme.
A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Key Worker to join our Neighbourhood Services team on a Fixed Term Basis until 31st May 2021. You will provide support to eligible families to improve their lives through the ‘Together for Families’ (TFF) programme by leading on the delivery of the Programme to improve outcomes and reduce the risk of potential homelessness for families with complex needs across Cornwall.
Practical knowledge of and exceptional skills in providing personalised support to families who have complex needs is essential for this role, together with knowledge and understanding of safeguarding protocols and responsibilities for children and vulnerable adults and the ability to build effective relationships and trust.
In addition to having the ability to conduct yourself in a confident and professional manner to create a credible impression, you will demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities and an understanding of the impact of deprivation and discrimination on local communities, families and individuals.
Substantial word processing and IT experience and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required, together with experience of managing caseloads and possession of good time management, organisational and administrative skills.
You will hold GCSE grade A-C in English and Maths or equivalent Level 2 qualification(s). Additionally you will be educated to A level standard or equivalent, or hold a level 3 qualification.
For more information regarding to specific responsibilities and knowledge and experience please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
Ocean is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Closing date: Sunday 14th June 2020 at Midnight