Housing Support Worker

  • Job Reference: EJC
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Exciting Temporary Opportunity 
Housing Support Worker
Immediately Required via Venn Group
The Specialists in Social Housing Temporary Recruitment 
We are now recruiting for a Housing Support Worker to begin a full time (37.5 hours) temporary contract for 3 months based in Somerset

Location Somerset
Hours: 37.5 per week (Mon – Fri, 9 – 5)

Requirements and Responsibilities will include:
?         Providing housing related support across multiple housing projects
?         Carrying out initial risk assessments of service users accessing the service 
?         Producing comprehensive support plans
?         Completing drug and alcohol tests on service users
?         Completing sign ups with new residents and carrying out inductions
?         Identifying housing needs, benefit and debt issues and signposting to appropriate sources of support or accommodation
?         Providing advice and support around benefits and housing applications
?         Helping clients to access the housing register
?         Providing tenancy related support, ensuring that policies were adhered to and attending evictions where necessary 
?         Liaising extensively with external agencies including charities, local authority housing teams and housing agencies 
?         Write reports, record all documentation and case notes to a high standard and within required time frames
?         Helping clients with the move on process and help access grants
Essential Requirements:
?         Must hold a current enhanced DBS and be a driver with access to your own car
To be considered for this position and for further information on this and other roles please send an updated CV to echadwick@venngroup.com or call Eric Chadwick on 0117 930 8760