Support Worker – Ex Offenders

Location – Springer House – Birmingham

Salary – £10.77per hour

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Part Time – 16 hours

About us

In April 2021, GreenSquare and Accord Housing Association merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. GreenSquareAccord now provides over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people, we deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year and have a geographical reach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Salisbury, Wiltshire. We have a staff team of approx. 4,000 people.

The GreenSquareAccord story is about building better lives. GreenSquareAccord is committed to building more homes and providing more care and support to more people, whilst still delivering the locally-focused services to the people who need them most.

Everything we do comes back to people – whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home, helping someone to live an independent life, addressing social injustice and equality and everything else in between.

Our vision for GreenSquareAccord is to be an organisation where people can enjoy happiness, health and prosperity.

About the role

Are you looking for a change? Have you got a few hours to spare? Do you want to work in a dynamic environment and make a real change in people`s lives? If so…please read on

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Support Worker to provide housing related support to homeless ex offenders and clients living in the community within our Birmingham service.

Number of posts – 1

The new post is based at our Handsworth accommodation project offering tenancy related support to homeless ex-offenders.

The role is to provide person centred support to our clients to resettle them back into the Community; leading to fulfilled lives, improved life choices, a reduction in offending and safer communities.

Our clients have a diverse range of support needs therefore it is an essential element of this role that you have experience and relevant knowledge of the needs of ex-offenders and vulnerable people and how these needs can be met.

We need someone who is confident to work within a small team as well as being a lone worker. You will be proficient in using Microsoft Office packages and maintaining accurate written records.

The post holder is required to take responsibility for completing all essential support tasks as a Support Worker whilst maintaining Professional Boundaries and Confidentiality.

No two days are the same in this role which is what makes it so enjoyable.

Please read through the job description for more information, particularly the section relating to `Special Requirements`. You will have a full Driving Licence and access to a car.

All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy

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