Housing Support Worker

Job Title: Support Worker Location: London Southwest DBS Level: Enhanced Adult Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Between 8 am - 10 pm (8-4, 2-10 pm), 1 Saturday a month Car Driver Needed: Yes Own Vehicle Needed: Yes Valid Business Insurance: YesMain Duties:

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 in understanding responsibilities to maintain their CAS-2 and future accommodation.
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.

Additional Responsibilities:

Conduct regular assessments to understand service users' evolving needs.
Collaborate with external agencies to provide specialized support for substance misuse, physical health, mental health, employment, and housing.
Facilitate group sessions or workshops to enhance life skills and social integration.
Advocate for service users and ensure their voices are heard in the decision-making process.
Monitor and report on the progress of service users, maintaining accurate and up-to-date records.

What we want from you:

Understanding and commitment to Nacro's values.
Knowledge of the issues affecting people in contact with the Criminal Justice System and/or people experiencing homelessness.
Ability to develop person-centered support and move-on planning.
Understanding of safeguarding.
Ability to work with vulnerable adults with complex needs (such as substance misuse, physical health, mental health, seeking employment, and housing support).

Lone Working: Yes Working From Home: Yes Number of Properties: 3/4Application Process: If you are passionate about making a positive impact and meet the requirements, please submit your CV along with a cover letter to connor.sarginson@servicecare.org.uk.

  • Location: London, England
  • Salary: Up to £16 per hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Posted: 21-Feb-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com