Rough Sleeper Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 6990750
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Devon, England
  • Salary: £10.00 to £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Interim Housing & Support Recruitment Solutions

Interim Accommodation Support Worker required:

Location: Devon
Contract duration: 5 months +
Hours: 37.5 Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Vacancy ref number: 6990750

Our client, a support provider, urgently requires an accomplished Criminal Justice Supported Housing Team Leader. Based in Devon you have the opportunity to join their friendly and hardworking service on a temporary basis.

Day to day responsibilities include:
Provide support to rough sleepers and those at risk of homelessness in supported accommodation
Responsible for a caseload of 10-15 clients
Provide advice and support to clients referred to the service with substance misuse issues, mental health conditions and in housing need
Develop and maintain support plans
Aid clients to maximise their incomes
Provide housing advice and support, how to access benefits and Universal Credit and help with the move on process from the service
Signpost clients to external support agencies
Conduct risk and needs assessments
Aid clients to access recovery programmes as well as engaging in educational, voluntary and employment opportunities
Conduct health and safety checks of the building
Attend multi agency meetings as required

Essential criteria include:
An enhanced DBS
Experience of supporting complex needs clients’ including homelessness and those with substance misuse issues

To apply for this role or to find out about other Housing jobs, please contact Branwen Johns or Emily Rex from the Bristol Housing recruitment team on 01179 308760 or

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.