Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Housing Support Worker

Job Title: Housing Support Worker
Location: Derby
DBS Level: Enhanced Adult
Who are the Service Users: Details of service users will be provided upon confirmation of location.
Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Shift pattern - Monday - Friday 8am-4pm / 2pm - 10pm, 1 Saturday a month
Car Driver Needed: Yes
Own Vehicle Needed: Yes
Do They Have Valid Business Insurance? Yes

Main Duties of the Role:

  • Plan and deliver effective support and safety plans with the service user, referring to specialist agencies as required.

  • Ensure that properties are always adequately equipped, maintained, furnished, and cleaned to provide a safe and comfortable environment.

  • Support residents to understand responsibilities that will help them keep their tenancy and secure future accommodation.

  • Empower and motivate service users to identify and achieve their desired outcomes, fostering independence and self-reliance.

  • Develop move-on plans with service users at the earliest opportunity, identifying realistic options for their future housing needs.


  • Previous experience working in a similar housing support role, preferably within a supported housing or homeless accommodation setting.

  • Knowledge of safeguarding procedures and experience in implementing support and safety plans for vulnerable individuals.

  • Familiarity with referring service users to specialist agencies and resources as required, such as mental health services, substance abuse programs, or employment support services.

  • Ability to maintain properties to a high standard, including basic maintenance tasks and ensuring that they are adequately furnished and equipped.

  • Experience in supporting individuals to understand their tenancy responsibilities and to develop the skills necessary for maintaining successful tenancies.

Additional Details:
Lone working may be required.
Working from home may be permitted.
Expected to oversee 3-4 properties.