Service Care Solutions Ltd

Housing Support Worker

Job Advertisement: Housing Support Worker
Location: Stockport/Bolton
Contract: 6-Month Temporary Contract
Working Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
DBS Level: Enhanced Adult
Car Driver Needed: Yes
Own Vehicle Needed: Yes
Valid Business Insurance: Yes

Recruiting for a leading Housing Association, they are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to join our team as a Housing Support Worker for a 6-month temporary contract in the Stockport/Bolton area.

Key Responsibilities:
Caseload Management: Manage a caseload of 10-12 residents, providing housing support and guidance to prison leavers in the community.
Lone Working: Engage in lone working to deliver flexible support in residents' homes, ensuring their successful move-on and achieving measurable outcomes.
Rent Collection: Maximize rent collection by submitting and maintaining successful housing and welfare benefit claims, proactively minimizing rent arrears.
Property Visits: Conduct regular property visits, providing assistance, guidance, and support to residents in their transition to independent living.
Team Collaboration: Regularly meet with the team and report to the Service Lead, Kelly McIntyre, to discuss and reflect on complex cases.
Training and Meetings: Attend training sessions and team meetings, requiring occasional travel.

Qualifications and Experience:



  • Enhanced Adult DBS.

  • Previous experience in housing support or a related field.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

  • Understanding of housing and welfare benefit procedures.



Working Conditions:
Flexible working in the community, including the option to work from home between property visits.
Lone working with regular team and manager meetings.
Travel required for training and team meetings.

How to Apply:
If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of individuals transitioning from prison and meet the qualifications, please submit your CV and a cover letter to connor.sargisnon@servicecare.org.uk.




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