Housing Support Worker - Grantham

Job Advertisement: Housing Support WorkerLocation: Grantham Nearest Train Station: Grantham (5-minute walk) Nearest Office: NG31 6EJ DBS Level: Enhanced (Both adult and child) Service Users: 16–17-year-olds, care leavers up to 21 (including young parents and children) Working Hours: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, shifts as per request on a 3-week rolling rota.

Car Driver Needed: No Own Vehicle Needed: No Valid Business Insurance: Required if using a personal vehicle.Main Duties: As a Housing Support Worker, you will play a vital role in supporting young people and care leavers in developing independent life skills and accessing essential services.

Your main responsibilities will include:

Providing one-on-one support to young people in developing independent living skills, such as budgeting, cooking, and household management.
Assisting service users in applying for benefits, accessing education, training, or employment opportunities.
Creating a supportive and inclusive environment that promotes positive behavior and personal development.
Liaising with external agencies and support services to ensure the holistic needs of service users are met.
Ensuring the safety and well-being of service users at all times, including conducting risk assessments and taking appropriate action when necessary.

Lone Working: Yes Working from Home: No Number of Properties: 10 bed spacesRequirements:

Enhanced DBS clearance covering both adult and child services.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with young people effectively.
Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to manage a diverse workload.
Ability to work shifts as per the 3-week rolling rota, including weekends and bank holidays.
Commitment to maintaining professional boundaries and confidentiality.
Previous experience working with young people or in a similar support role is advantageous.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of young people and care leavers, supporting them in achieving their goals and aspirations.To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to connor.sarginson@servicecare.org.uk.

  • Location: Grantham, England
  • Salary: Up to £16 per hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Posted: 09-Apr-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com