Senior Support Worker (Housing Led)
Salary £25,969 per annum Location Chichester Contract Permanent Hours Full Time – 37 hours per week (must be prepared to work flexibly to suit the needsof the job – may include, evenings, weekends and bankholidays) Closing 29 May 2023
Senior Support Worker – Housing Led
37 hours per week (must be prepared to work flexibly to suit the needs of the job – may include, evenings, weekends and bank holidays)
£25,969 per annum
There is an exciting opportunity to work within an innovative new model to help the most vulnerable in our community. Rather than follow normal housing routes of hostels to supported housing to independent accommodation, this service offers clients who have been rough sleeping, a temporary studio flat and intensive support needed to build their skills and lead functional lives.
Within this role, you will be working as a senior support worker, working within the good practice of Housing First principles, and as part of the Chichester Hostel team. You will be directly supporting 6 complex needs clients but case supervising 12 clients within this service. As part of the Chichester Hostel team, you will be supporting the most excluded clients where traditional service delivery has failed to engage and meet their needs.
Working as part of a team as well as independently, the successful candidate will have good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to motivate, engage and inspire including the initiative to be able to deal with challenging situations in a calm and effect manner.
Examples of duties include:
In order to be successful in this role you will need:
The benefits of working at Stonepillow:
A bit about us:
Stonepillow support and empower homeless and vulnerable people with compassion and commitment to achieve sustain able independence and wellbeing and make positive changes in their lives.
Stonepillow is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
It is essential that you will have a non-judgmental and enabling approach to supporting single homeless and vulnerable adults and have experience and knowledge of health, housing and work issues facing clients who have multiple complex needs.