Homeless Support Worker

  • Job Reference: SLL/SupportWorker
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Black Country
  • Salary: £8.00 to £10.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Location:         Black Country

Rate:               Dependant on experience

Length:            6-9 months +

Hours:             37 hours per week (three shifts per week)

Shifts:              Each week consists of either days (8am-8pm) or nights (8pm-8am) on a rota

Venn Group is currently recruiting for a Support Worker to be based in Wolverhampton. This exciting opportunity is looking for candidates who can interview and start at short notice and have experience working in a hostel capacity or with homeless service users.

The successful candidate will be responsible for: 

  • Providing support to individuals and families presenting as homeless within a 16 bedded temporary accommodation unit
  • Conducting support plans and risk assessments and monitoring these regularly
  • Identifying specific support needs and rectifying with appropriate actions
  • Providing advice on claiming benefits, housing options and external support agencies
  • Chasing service charges and monitoring arrears
  • Liaising with housing associations and private sector landlords

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in a similar capacity
  • An Enhanced DBS certificate

To secure an interview for this excellent opportunity contact Sophie Lewis on 0121 616 0660 or alternatively email slewis@venngroup.com as soon as possible

Venn Group is acting as both employment business and employment agency for this vacancy.