Floating Support Worker
Location: mostly Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea areas – Office based in Hammersmith
Hours: Mon – Fri 09:00-17:00, 3 days a week
Pay: £13.50 – £16 per hour
Initial assignment to 2nd June 2023 (with potential for extension)
Our social care client needs a Floating Support Worker to provide housing related support to vulnerable ex homeless clients, to ensure they maintain their tenancy and get them ready for an independent lifestyle. You will be supporting 15 clients in self-contained supported accommodation units around West London. So, this is a great opportunity to be out in the community supporting those who need your advice and guidance most!
The clients themselves have a variety of support needs and come from a variety of backgrounds including low level substance misuse issues, ex-rough sleepers and those who are battling various low – medium risk mental health issues. You will be helping them improve and obtain the skills and knowledge they need to maintain their property and live an independent life. You will need to demonstrate patience, perseverance, and motivation to really get the best out of your case load, in this social care position
Travel costs during working hours will be expensedMust be available to work 37.5 hours a week over the following shift patterns:
09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday, 3 days a week
Oversee a case load of 15 low to high needs clientsOrganising your week by booking appointments with each clientWriting up the monthly and weekly reports using clear written communicationHelping your clients with budgeting, advising around what they can afford and how to get the most out of their financial positionHelp each client maintain their tenancy, reporting any damages, help each client keep on top of their financial responsibilitiesOversee and maintain a positive relationship between your client and their landlordSupport clients emotionallyEmpower you clients and encourage them to take up hobbies, attend appointments and apply for work, education, or trainingEncourage your client to engage with the communityPromote independence and teach life skills
If you feel that you have the relevant expertise and skills to tackle this role? do you feel that you are the person to help mentor and guide these vulnerable individuals? Then contact Morgan Hunt now! Our social care client needs YOU!
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