Temp to Perm Housing Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 6968120
  • Date Posted: 29 June 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Somerset, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

 

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The Contract Recruitment Specialists

Temp to Perm Housing Support Worker

Immediately Required via Venn Group

A prestigious Supported Living organisation in Somerset requires a temp to perm Housing Support Worker to join their team on a temporary basis.

Location: South Somerset

Duration: 3 months + (potentially leading to perm)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (shifts 7:30 – 15:30 / 14:15 – 22:15 / no night shifts)

Responsibilities:                                                                                 

  • Provide one to one support for service users experiencing different levels of mental health conditions and at risk of homelessness
  • Responsible for a case load of 8 service users
  • Follow and update detailed support plans
  • Carry out risk and needs assessments
  • Provide basic benefit and tenancy advice and help clients access housing benefits
  • Help service users to prioritise day to day tasks and weekly budget
  • Conduct multi agency working
  • Promote all aspects of independent living i.e. attend GP appointments and community led activities

Essential Skills:

  • A current enhanced DBS
  • Knowledge of mental health and substance misuse issues
  • Experience of working with homeless clients
  • Strong IT skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Strong benefit advice background

 

If you have the requisite skills within supported housing and would like to be considered for this position please send an updated CV to bjohns@venngroup.com

or call Branwen Johns or Vic Singh on 0117 930 8760