Housing Support Worker

Recruiter
Morgan Hunt UK Limited
Location
Essex
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
18 Jan 2021
Closes
22 Jan 2021
Ref
1942554685
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Housing Support Worker

Essex

£9.78 - £12.33ph + £73.89 for sleep ins

The Role

The organisation provides accommodation for a range of homeless households (vulnerable single adults, families) across Essex who require support before moving on into independent living. Tenants are offered help to develop skills such as budgeting, setting up home and seeking employment or training. Staff also provide advice and support to help tenants gain access to other services and organisations. For example, they will help tenants to access health services, social care or specialist services.

The service has a number of sites all within easy reach of Braintree Town Centre, including a hostel and self-contained properties.

As a Housing Support Worker no two days will be the same as you support customers with all aspects of their individual requirements.

3 rolling is rota is subject to sleep-ins usually 2 per week paid (at an additional rate). The shifts are based on a three week rolling rota with regular sleep-ins across seven days. Current shift pattern is based upon a 2pm -11pm + sleep ins, followed by an 8am -3pm shift. Longest shift 12.30-11+s. The role requires the ability to work shifts across Bank Holidays. (5 out of 7 days per week).

Requirements

Previous experience of supporting people (age 18 - 70) essential, as is strong knowledge of the benefit system. You must have good IT skills - MS Word/outlook. The successful Housing Support Worker will have proven experience of working with support plans and risk assessments.

An Enhanced DBS is needed for this position, as is prior experience of working within a supported housing environment.

Next Steps

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Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.