Support Worker / Navigator Required

  • Job Reference: KHP/6965980
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands, England
  • Salary: £9.20 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Inclusive Of Holiday Pay
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Support Worker / Navigator Required

Duration:        Temporary (8 weeks possible extension)

Location:         Coventry, Warwickshire

Hours:             Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm

Rate:                £9.20 per hour inclusive of holiday pay

An opening has arisen for an immediately available Support Worker/Navigator for an organisation in Coventry. This position will require candidates who have extensive knowledge and experience of assisting Homeless clients into accommodation and assisting with support for independent living.

The successful candidate have experience in a similar position and be responsible for:

  • Communicating and engaging with homeless customers around the City Centre
  • Navigating clients through the process, building rapport and trust to support the client    through the journey
  • Signpost service users to specialist services when required
  • Working between 5-7 cases at any one time
  • Successfully providing accommodation and then ongoing support for individual needs
  • Advising on options for accommodation

The successful candidate will have:

  • An enhanced DBS
  • Knowledge of POVA and SOVA
  • Driving Licence and ability to use their own vehicle for work

To discuss this role in more detail and to secure this opportunity, please contact Kim Parsons (Senior Consultant) on 0121 616 0660 or alternatively email kparsons@venngroup.com

To discuss this role in more detail and to secure this opportunity, please contact Kim Parsons (Senior Consultant) on 0121 616 0660 or alternatively email kparsons@venngroup.com

At Venn Group we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the volume of applications which we receive this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

*Venn Group’s “Recommendation Scheme”: If you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for £25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations