Key Support Worker - Together for Families

DCH (Devon And Cornwall Housing)
United Kingdom
21500.00 - 25500.00 GBP Annual
30 Sep 2017
17 Oct 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
DCH is the largest social landlord operating exclusively in the South West and has been a major employer in the region for nearly 50 years. We are now supported by a team of over 900 motivated and enthusiastic staff working together to deliver services that make a huge difference to individuals, families and communities across Devon and Cornwall.

DCH aspires to be more than just a great landlord and is committed to investing in communities through helping our customers overcome barriers and reach their full potential.

We are looking for two full time Key Support Workers to deliver our Together for Families programme. The Key Support Workers will engage families at risk of financial exclusion and homelessness and facilitate a Whole Family Assessment and Action Plan to achieve relevant outcomes.

You will be excellent communicators with good interpersonal skills, who can motivate and challenge where necessary. Using a practical 'hands on' approach you will be energetic, enthusiastic team players working proactively with individuals, partner organisations and across DCH teams to maximise and sustain improvement. You will need to fulfil associated monitoring and evaluation requirements.

Each role will generally be focused in either the east or west of Cornwall and are being offered on a fixed term basis up to June 2019. Due to the nature of these roles, a full driving license and access to a suitable vehicle is essential.

In return, DCH provides a generous entitlement to paid holiday, pension scheme, a healthcare cash plan, Employee Assistance Programme and great opportunities and support to develop your career.

For further information about this role, please click here to view our candidate information pack.

Interviews are planned for Wednesday 25 October 2017.