Housing Support Worker
Peabody has a fantastic opportunity for a Housing Support Worker to join the team based in Colchester . You will join us on a full time, fixed term basis and you will receive a competitive salary of £18,250 (pro rata) - £ per hour. Newhythe is Peabody's supported housing scheme for young parents (aged 16-21) in Colchester. With a particular emphasis on 16/17 year olds and care leavers, the contracted target group for the service is described as “vulnerable young parents up to the age of 21 years old with additional support needs and who are open to Adult Social Care or whose children are identified as Children in Need or subject to Child Protection Plans or where it has been agreed there are significant concerns or risks”. Key responsibilities of our Housing Support Worker: - Support customers who are living in the young families’ accommodation - Offer pre-tenancy support to customers whose referrals are accepted but who have not yet moved into the accommodation - Offer re-settlement support to customers who have moved on from the accommodation - Provide practical and emotional support to customers, including parenting skills - Support customers to understand and sustain their tenancies. Benefits of becoming our Housing Support Worker: - 25 days leave plus bank holidays - Paid Mileage at 44p per mile - Up to 4% pension contribution matched 1:1 - Flexible benefits of 1% of salary with a minimum of £300 - Spot Bonus awards - Long Service awards - Paid Induction Training - Paid Enhanced DBS - Annual pay review If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Housing Support Worker please click ‘apply’ today, we’d love to hear from you! This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.