Senior Housing Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 6720520
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Temporary Senior Housing Support Worker vacancy
Recruitment Agency reference: 6720520

A position has arisen for a Senior Housing Support Worker in the Northamptonshire area. This is a temporary position for 3 months ongoing and you’ll be required to work 37.5 hours per week. Applicants must have relevant experience working with vulnerable people.

Your duties will include:

  • Supporting homeless clients aged between 16-65 to be more independent
  • Line management of support workers
  • Staff appraisals and one to ones
  • Accurately writing, updating and following support plans and risk assessments
  • Liaising with external agencies and referring clients to them when necessary
  • Providing on-going support to residents during the process of moving on from the charity
  • Dealing with any complaints
  • Ensuring residents do not accumulate any arrears and supporting them with budgeting
  • Encouraging participation of residents in a continuous development programme
  • Supporting residents with applications for benefits, jobs and educational programmes

The successful candidate should have:

  • Must have previous experience working with vulnerable people
  • Knowledge of the benefits system is desirable
  • DBS check within 12 months

If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please contact Sam Goddridge on 01908 295 000 and email your updated CV to sgoddridge@venngroup.com  

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