Housing Support Worker
Location: Chesterfield – out in the community
Hours: 37.5 Hours
Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday & Occasional Weekend – Varied shift pattern
Are you looking for a new role that will give you variety and a sense of achievement?
I am looking for a Housing Support Worker who has a background in supporting adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and I want to hear from YOU today!
I am providing recruitment support for a fantastic client who specialise in delivering homes, services, and innovation for some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. They aim to provide the very best service, and they would love your help in continuing that process.
Salary and Benefits
For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary of £22,425 and a very desirable employee package which includes; enhanced annual leave of 35 days, enhanced sickness pay based on your length of service, flexibility surrounding hybrid working, access to our National Wellbeing Lead and Wellbeing Champions, Employee Assistance Programme, team initiatives, pay-care employee benefits service, personal development, optional overtime, refer a friend scheme, passion about EDI strategies, work place pension, social media posts to celebrate achievements, and much more!
Overview of the Role
I am looking for a full-time Housing Support Worker, based in Chesterfield to work with service users who are at risk of homelessness. You will provide support to those who are in need, to try and access the appropriate benefits and help sustain their tenancy.
- Providing general practical and emotional support to people in the service in
- Order to promote their independence and recovery
- Responding appropriately to chaotic and challenging behaviour to promote the
- Wellbeing of people in the service and staff
- Providing support to those at risk of homelessness
- Providing an effective and responsive supportive service
- Liaise with referral teams/agencies
Required Skills, Experience, & Knowledge
Passion and desire to help people who are struggling with their tenancy and are at risk of homelessness
A full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle – ESSENTIAL
A DBS on the update service
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
These stages have been put in place to help benefit and streamline the process of recruitment.
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 call. We will have a telephone conversation to discuss your right to work, work history, and suitability for the role.
2nd Stage – Formal Interview
In this stage, you will have a formal interview with the hiring manager.
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! For more information, call 0121 480 8217 and ask for Samuel.