Senior Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 6974680/001
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2020
  • Recruiter: Central & East
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
  • Salary: £10.48 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: TEMP-PERM
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Support Worker Vacancy

A well respected Charity are currently looking to recruit a Senior Support Worker to start with them on a on a full time temporary to permanent contract based in Northampton.


Hours:       37 hours per week on a rota basis

Duration:  Temporary to permanent

Location: Northampton



8:00am- 4:00pm

1:30pm- 9:00pm

1 in 3 weekends: 11:00am- 7:30pm

You will also be required to be on call 1 in 3 weeks also.

Main duties of the role:

  • Line managing staff members including conducting one to ones and appraisals

  • Working in a single homeless hostel with vulnerable clients aged 16-65

  • Conducting health and safety checks

  • Following and updating detailed risk assessments and support plans

  • Expertly dealing with any complaints finding appropriate solutions

  • Ensuring rooms have a turnaround of 1 day or less

  • Responsible for new residents application process

  • Dealing with issues including rent arrears and Anti-Social Behaviour, to the point of eviction if necessary

  • Acting as the primary point of contact for emergency situations and take the lead in resolving issues

  • Being on call 1 in 5 weeks to deal with any emergencies that arise


Essential requirements:

  • Experience in supporting service users in a housing based capacity

  • Supervisory or management experience, does not need to be while working in housing

  • An enhanced DBS from within the last three years, or the willingness to apply for a new one

  • A UK driving license and access to a car is essential for this role

To secure an interview for this excellent opportunity, please email your updated CV to Charley Payne at as soon as possible.