Supported Housing Worker

  • Job Reference: BBJ
  • Date Posted: 12 July 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Temporary Supported Housing Worker
Immediately Required via Venn Group
The Contract Recruitment Specialists
Location: Somerset
Duration: 2 Months+
Hours: Any 3 days a week Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm (22.5hr)

Responsibilities:  

  • Support clients with drug and alcohol dependencies and varying levels of mental health
  • Conduct assessments of potential residents and make decisions on their suitability for the project
  • To hold a caseload of clients and create regular personalised support plans and risk assessments to support them to maintain abstinence and live independently
  • Provide housing, welfare, benefit and employment advice to clients
  • Co-work with internal and external support including other drug and alcohol services
  • Liaise with agencies to ensure client support and income is maximised
  • Support clients with the move on process, i.e. sourcing accommodation and setting up the tenancy
  • Support residents to pay their rent and service charge on time
  • Carry out housing management duties, conduct health and safety checks and carry out repairs


Essentials:

  • Knowledge of substance misuse and mental health
  • IT knowledge
  • Current DBS



To apply for this role or to find out about other Housing and Support jobs, please contact Branwen Johns or Vic Singh on the Bristol Housing Recruitment team on 01179 308760 or bjohns@venngroup.com