Senior Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 6812380
  • Date Posted: 15 March 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £10.00 to £11.00 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 full time Senior Support Worker to start with them on a on a full time temporary to permeant contract based in Northamptonshire.

Hours:       37.5 hours per week on a rota basis (between 8am – 9pm, 1 in 4 weekends)
Duration:   Temporary to permanent
Location:   Northamptonshire

Main duties of the role:

  • Line managing three to four 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


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

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