Housing Support Worker

  • Job Reference: PBO 6870550
  • Date Posted: 13 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: Avon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Temp
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Temporary Housing Support Worker
Immediately Required via Venn Group

The Contract Recruitment Specialists

A prestigious Supported Living organisation in Somerset requires an interim Support Worker to join their team on a temporary basis.

Location: Bath

Duration: 1 months+

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Responsibilities:

  • Provide one to one support for high needs clients within a 20 bed homeless hostel
  • Responsible for a case load of up to 5 service users
  • Carry out risk and needs assessments
  • Implement detailed support plans
  • Provide basic benefit and tenancy advice
  • Signpost clients to various other external support services and liaise closely with the mental health and drug and alcohol team
  • Provide support and advice regarding the move on process
  • Help service users to prioritise day to day tasks and weekly budget
  • Manage rent accounts and complete admin duties
  • Promote all aspects of independent living i.e. attend GP appointments and community led activities

Essential Skills:

  • A current enhanced DBS (12 months)
  • Strong knowledge of mental health and housing

If you have a strong work ethic and would like to be considered for this position, please send an updated CV to porchard@venngroup.com or call Phoebe Orchard or Vic Singh on 0117 930 8760