Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Housing Support Worker

Housing Support Worker
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (with occasional weekend working)
Temporary contract

Role Description:

  • Working in a 6-bed supported housing scheme in Derby.

  • Providing support to vulnerable females with complex needs, including substance misuse, mental health issues, history of domestic violence (DV), or experiencing DV/coercive behaviour.

  • Some minimal work in the community supporting females moved on from the scheme.

  • Working with 6 females to encourage active involvement in move-on accommodation, community activities, and benefits.

  • Multi-agency working to ensure comprehensive support.

Strategy and Service Development:

  • Provide individual personalized support packages reflective of different client needs, including culture and diversity issues.

  • Assist clients with day-to-day tenancy issues, payment of rent, claiming benefits, and preparing units to let.

  • Undertake referrals and assessments of potential clients, working with them to identify the most appropriate housing solution for their needs.

  • Ensure clients have access to relevant external support services.

  • Provide practical support and information to clients throughout their involvement with the service.

  • Report repairs and maintenance needs on behalf of the client following agreed procedures.

Service Delivery:

  • Understand your role in the organization and be accountable for your contribution.

  • Ensure your efforts are client-led and accountable for positive outcomes.

  • Adhere to corporate policies and procedures.

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary staff team, ensuring support is available across all schemes in the cluster.

  • Actively participate in team meetings and attend regular supervisions.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a housing support role.

  • Enhanced DBS certification for working with adults and children.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and engage in lone working situations.

  • Experience of working with vulnerable client groups.

  • Experience of delivering structured support in either housing or social care.

The Package
This is a temporary, Housing Support worker role,37.5 hours per week for an initial 3 months, covering the recruitment process for a permanent team member, meaning the role could be extended, or become permanent.

Referral Bonus
If this Temporary Housing Support worker role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.
If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.

How to Apply
If you are interested in this Housing Support worker role, please send your CV mickey .

stepans @ service care .

org .

uk or call me on 01772 208 966 discuss the vacancy in more detail.
Also, if this Housing Support worker role doesn't interest you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as I cover all housing-related vacancies across the region.