Job description:

Housing First Support Worker


Salary – £22,300 – £27,800 per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time

Closing Date – 20 April 2023

Interview Date – TBC

About the role

The Housing First scheme aims to provide accommodation and support for adults in Walsall with complex needs, who will have been or are currently sleeping rough. The service is available to both females and males with complex needs.

About you

You will need a NVQ level 2 in Health and Social care or equivalent.

You will need knowledge of housing sector, in particular supported housing.

You need to ensure service excellence through promoting the rights of all stakeholders to access high quality services: be a role model in setting, expecting and achieving high standards.

You will develop and maintain positive working relationships with commissioners, partner agencies, health, housing, social care and third sector professionals, through for example, attendance at liaison/co-ordination meetings to support the delivery and development of quality services that meet identified needs of clients.

You need to ensure all processes and practices are of the highest quality to promote achievement of client outcomes; particularly those concerned with attainment or maintenance of independent living and tenancy sustainment.

About us

GreenSquareAccord is one of the biggest social housing and care providers in England.

We believe passionately in our mission to build better lives and provide social housing and support services to 54,000 people across our four localities. We are proud to play an active role in helping people to deal with the consequences of the housing crisis by providing affordable homes for people in our communities who need them most.

We also provide care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society. This includes support for people who are homeless, experiencing domestic violence or are part of the criminal justice system.

Our purpose

We are proud to be able to support tens of thousands of people across England by providing affordable housing and care to help people live independently.

Our focus is on building better lives. Everything we do is about people – whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home or providing care which helps someone to live an independent life.

Our colleagues live and breathe this social purpose and we need great people, with skills across a range of disciplines, to make this happen.

Working for GreenSquareAccord gives you the chance to bring your skills and expertise and make a real difference. It doesn`t matter which role you are considering applying for, your work will help thousands of people build a better life.

The GSA Way

We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. To help us make a difference, together, we created the GSA Way.

A culture we commit to, aspire to, and live and breathe. Commitments and behaviours which together make our organisation what it is.

Our five core commitments are:

  • We believe our customer is everything
  • We are one team
  • We are supportive and caring
  • We are business-minded for social purpose
  • We are curious and ambitious.
  • You can read more about the GSA Way in our recruitment pack.


    In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

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

    GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

    If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.

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