Job Title : Young person`s Support worker
Salary – 9.50 per hour depending on skills and experience (Due to increase With april uplift)
Contract type – Permanent
Working hours – 35 hours Full Time
Closing Date – 29th March 23
About the role
GreenSqaureAccord are looking for someone who is committed to making a real impact upon youth homelessness in Wolverhampton. This service provides support for young people aged between 16 – 25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
The role will include shift work, between 9am and 9pm seven days a week, you will be expected to work days/evenings and weekends , on a rota basis. The shift patterns are 9AM -5PM or 1PM -9PM.
You will work across the Wolverhampton services, supporting staff and young people, as well offering an Out reach service to Young People in the community. You should be confident either travelling by public transport, or have your own transport.
There will be a combination of office and visiting clients in their homes. You will manage a caseload of referred clients. This role will see you providing advice to people who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless and arranging for them to move into supported accommodation. You will assist in giving advice on managing their home for example collecting rent, completing application forms, arranging repairs, dealing with anti social behaviour and assisting in setting up rooms for new clients.
Promoting service users` financial inclusion and take up of benefits
Please note that if you are successful in this role, we will require a DBS check to be completed. Further details will be sent following offer.
In your new role, you will:
You will ideally have:
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.
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:
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).
How to apply
It is also recommended that you make your current Line Manager aware of any roles you are applying for within the organisation.
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.
Closing Date – 29th March 2023
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