Posted 22 days ago

Sustainable Housing Support Worker


Job Details



Role Purpose 
The candidate will work within the Street Homelessness Accommodation Team and will provide housing support services across three distinct supported housing projects – Housing First, Dispersed, self-contained flats and Shared Accommodation.
Responsibilities 

  • Deliver proactive support to applicants with multiple and complex support needs to help them access and maintain accommodation
  • Manage a caseload and ensure all aspects of support work is carried out in accordance with legislation, safeguarding, policies and procedures
  • Will collaborate with internal and external partners to improve outcomes for applicants with multiple and complex support
  • Ensure all service users’ documentation is relevant and update and that data is accurately entered into the various IT systems
  • Contribute to efficient service delivery as an individual and as part of a team, in accordance with local policies procedures and legislation (including shift work where required)

Requirements 
  • Experience working in housing associations or councils is required for this position
  • Have good knowledge of welfare, housing and homelessness practice
  • You must also have strong communication and creative problem-solving skills together with the drive and passion to help vulnerable people to live independent and fulfilling lives
  • You must also be willing to work outside of office hours on occasion

Contract 
  • Initial 3 to 6 month ongoing contract with the opportunity to extend 
  • PAYE via Umbrella 
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm A mixture of office/community/home based

If you are interested in this position AND meet the requirements, APPLY NOW!