Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Housing Support Worker

Housing Support Worker
Bedfordshire & Watford
6 Months
40 Hours
A nationwide housing provider are recruiting for a Housing Support Worker to support their service users in Bedfordshire from temporary accommodation and on to independent living.

The Service
This Housing Support Worker role is working across four supported housing services in Bedford, Luton and Watford.

These services work with their service users on any underlying support needs and facilitate their move on to independent living.

The Role
The focus of this Housing Support Worker role is to provide support to residents with their support needs to maintain their tenancy within temporary accommodation, whilst working towards attaining independent tenancy.



  • This will include the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Support residents to understand responsibilities that will help them keep their current tenancy.

  • Empower and motivate service users to identify and achieve desired outcomes.

  • Develop a move-on plan with service users at the earliest opportunity, identifying realistic options for their future home.



The Candidate
To be considered for this Housing Support Worker role, you will require previous experience providing a housing support service and ideally working with complex support needs, such as ex-offenders, substance misuse and mental health.
The role covers a large geographical area, so access to a vehicle for work purposes is a necessity, and as the role is working with vulnerable individuals, you will also require an Enhanced DBS check.

The Contract
This is a full time Housing Support Worker role, working 35 hours per week between 08:00 and 22:00.

As such, there will be morning and evening shifts available with a rolling rota for Saturday on call shifts.

However, there is flexibility around this which can be discussed at interview.

The role is on an initial 6 month contract, but has the potential to be extended or even made permanent.

How to Apply
To apply for this Housing Support Worker role, please email a copy of your CV to lee .

mcmillan @ servicecare .

org.

uk or call on 01772 208 966 to discuss the role in more detail!
If the role is more suited to someone you know, we offer a £250 referral bonus for every successfully referred candidate!