Trainee Caseworker

Type: Trainee
Region: South East

Trainee CaseworkerHomebased (UK)The OrganisationPerennial is the nation’s only charity dedicated to helping people in horticulture. Together with our network of partners, we provide free support, information, advice and services for horticulturalists and their families who can be experiencing illness, bereavement, relationship or work issues or money difficulties.We have a real focus on improving the health and wellbeing outcomes of people working in horticulture and have an ambitious preventative strategy to create better futures for people working in horticulture.We are currently seeking Trainee Caseworkers to join our Casework Team on a permanent, full-time basis. We are looking for home-based workers to cover a range of geographical areas.The Benefits– Salary of up to £26,000 per annum, depending on experience- 25 days’ holiday, plus Bank Holidays- Pension- DIS benefit (3x salary)- Sickness pay- Comprehensive benefits package- Well-established family friendly policies, including the ability to have extra unpaid leave- Time off for dependantsThis is an unmissable opportunity for a highly organised individual with experience in an advice or information setting to join our dedicated organisation.This is your chance to play a pivotal part in cultivating an empowered and supportive environment for those in need within the horticulture community.What’s more, we’ll help you sow the seeds of success with comprehensive training and mentorship, ensuring you can blossom in your role!The RoleAs a Trainee Caseworker, you will undertake accredited advice giving training, enabling you to deliver holistic support and advice services to people working across horticulture, through a variety of communication methods.Providing advice across areas including benefits, training, employment, housing, health and social care, you’ll use assessment tools to enable individuals to identify their strengths and challenges and agree goals to help them move forward. You’ll discuss the range of options available and support them to make their own informed decisions., which can include identifying other specialist services which meet their needs. Managing a diverse and complex caseload, you’ll co-ordinate, develop and regularly review case management plans, carrying follow up assessments to ensure people are moving forward towards their goals and monitoring the quality-of-service delivery.Additionally, you will:- Maintain detailed and accurate records- Prepare assessments, case descriptions, summaries and management information reports- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Data Protection, GDPR, Health and Safety and Safeguarding practiceAbout YouTo be considered as a Trainee Caseworker, you will need:- Some experience in an advice or information setting- Knowledge of person-centred holistic assessment practice- Knowledge of employment, money confidence, housing, social care, benefits and health systems- Knowledge of safeguarding frameworks and the legal and welfare issues relating to children and vulnerable adults- Excellent communication skills, especially the ability to deal effectively with peoplePlease note, this role requires some travel and overnight stays.The closing date for applications is the 21st April 2024.Other organisations may call this role Trainee Generalist Advisor, Trainee Early Assessment Caseworker, or Trainee Advisor.Webrecruit and Perennial, Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.So, to make a difference as a Trainee Caseworker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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