Temporary Housing Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00023542-1
  • Date Posted: 4 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: North Devon
  • Salary: £9.00 to £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Venn Group
  • Email: bjohns@venngroup.com

Job Description

Location: North Devon

Contract Type: 3 weeks

Hourly Rate: £9.00 - £11.00 ph  

Hours: 37.5 (Shifts between 7am - 11pm + alternate week-end work)

 

 

Our client, a support provider, urgently requires an accomplished temporary Housing Support Worker. Based in the North of Devon you have the opportunity to join their friendly and hardworking department on a temporary basis.

 

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Providing support to homeless clients aged 18-65 with complex needs including mental health conditions and substance misuse issues
  • Providing advice and support face to face and on the phone regarding prevention of homelessness, housing and accessing benefits enquiries
  • Promoting independent living at all times including assisting services users on visits in the community and attending job centre appointments with them
  • Developing and maintaining support plans
  • Carrying out risk and needs assessments
  • Providing benefit and housing advice to tenants
  • Carry out room checks as well as health and safety checks
  • Updating clients note on a daily basis and ensuring their files are up to date

     

     

    Essential requirements includes:

  • A current enhanced DBS (12 Months)
  • Experience in supported housing

     

    Desirable experience includes:

  • A driver with access to a vehicle

 

 

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

 

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.