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Support Outreach Worker (Responsive Care Providers team)

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £32,076 to £37,336 per annum, (Grade H)
Greenfield House Resource Centre, Calcot, Reading
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/06/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of vulnerable individuals? Do you have experience in team leadership within a social care setting? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dedicated Adult Social Care Service at West Berkshire Council.

As a Support Outreach Worker, you will play a crucial role in assisting the Resource Centre Manager in delivering high-quality care and support to our service users. You will be responsible for:

  • Conducting assessments and reviews to identify the needs of individuals
  • Developing and implementing person-centred support plans
  • Providing practical assistance and emotional support to service users
  • Collaborating with external agencies and professionals to ensure holistic care
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of support services

To excel in this role, you should possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Previous experience in a similar care role within a social care environment
  • A compassionate and empathetic approach towards vulnerable individuals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational and time management abilities
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 29 days  per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

To learn more about this role, please contact Zoe Williams, Resource Centre Manager, on 01189 432074 or email Zoe.Williams@westberks.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

West Berkshire Council is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

We look forward to welcoming you to our dedicated and passionate team at West Berkshire Council.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.

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