Are you looking for a new role that will give you a sense of achievement?
I am looking for a Housing Support Worker who has a keen interested in supporting people and who are at risk of becoming homeless. You will become part of an amazing team who will support the service users in their journey to allow them to live independently and re-engage within the community. If this sounds like the role for you, I would love to hear from YOU today!
I am in partnership and collaborating with a fantastic national client who are a registered care and support charity, who specialise in delivering homes, services, and innovation for the most disadvantaged communities in the country and provide support to vulnerable adults. They provide the very best service, and they would love your help to continue that process. This particular service is for service users who find themselves living in precarious housing, or are at risk of eviction, but not statutorily homeless as defined by the Homeless Reduction Act.
Housing Support Worker
Location: Burton Upon Trent – out in the community
Hours: 40 Hours – Working hours are from 8am – 6pm
Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday & Occasional Weekend, 5 out of 7 days on a rota basis
What’s in it for YOU?
For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary of £21,000, (£10 per hour) and a very desirable employee package, which includes 24 days of annual leave, 8 bank holidays, birthday off, ongoing training, and massive opportunities for progression.
Overview of the Role
I am looking for a full-time Housing Support Worker to provide person centred support to service users, reporting any safeguarding concerns in line with policies and procedures. To support service users with life skills and empower them to make a positive contribution to society and become self-sufficient; this includes recording case studies that reflect achievements of outcomes.
Completing and following clear risk assessments, and adhering to the organisations Health and Safety Policy, maintaining accurate records in line with the requirements (including detailed support plans, risk assessments and regular checks).
Support service users with their tenancies
Support service users who struggle with their vulnerabilities
Required Skills, Experience, & Knowledge
Passion and desire to help people who are struggling with their tenancy and are at risk of homelessness
Professional or personal experience working with young people or adults with learning disabilities or mental health
Transferable skills which could enable you to support vulnerable adults who are at risk of homelessness
1st Stage – Shortlisting & Pre-Screening
In the first stage I personally will review your CV. Should you be successful, I will invite you for a telephone conversation. In this stage, we will have the telephone conversation to discuss your right to work, work history, and suitability for the role.
2nd Stage – Formal Interview
In this stage, you will go have a formal interview with the hiring manager.
I will be working alongside yourself and the company to work in your best interests. Please be up front and honest with your background, with any disciplinaries and dismissals, or any criminal convictions – as we will not discriminate.
All applications must be accompanied with an up-to-date CV. If successful, you will be required to have a current DBS on the update service, eligibility of right to work, and your start date will be subject to sufficient references.
If you want to help make a difference to service users and also your career, click apply now, or call Samuel on 0121 480 8217 for more information.
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