Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Housing Support Worker

Job Title: Senior Support Worker
Location: Lincoln
Contract Type: Temporary (6 months)
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (35 hours per week)
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

Are you an experienced support professional with leadership skills, seeking a dynamic role with flexibility and community engagement? We are recruiting for a dedicated Housing Support Worker for a 6-month temporary position in Lincoln.

Key Responsibilities:
As a Senior Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in managing a caseload of 10-12 residents, providing person-centered support, and ensuring the successful implementation of support and safety plans.

Key responsibilities include:

Community Engagement: Work flexibly within the community, visiting residents in their homes and providing tailored support to meet individual needs.
Home and Remote Working: Enjoy the flexibility of working from home in between property visits, effectively managing your caseload.
Team Collaboration: Engage in regular team and managerial meetings to discuss and reflect on complex cases, fostering a collaborative and supportive working environment.
Travel Requirements: Attend training sessions and team meetings as required, contributing to your professional development and staying updated on best practices.
Rent Collection and Arrears Management: Take proactive measures to maximize rent collection, submit and maintain successful housing and welfare benefit claims, and monitor accounts to minimize arrears in line with targets.
Person-Centered Planning: Co-develop and deliver person-centered support and safety plans with clients, aligning with other agencies involved in the client's care, such as probation resettlement plans.

Requirements:
Enhanced DBS: A valid and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is essential.
Driving and Owns Vehicle (Essential): A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle are essential for this role.
Experience: Proven experience in support work and caseload management, with a focus on person-centered planning.
Communication Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to engage effectively with clients, colleagues, and external agencies.
Problem-Solving: Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to reflect on and address complex cases.

How to Apply:
If you are a dedicated and experienced support professional seeking a temporary senior role with flexibility and community engagement, we invite you to apply.

To be considered, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are suited to this role to connor.sarginson@servicecare.org.uk.