Support Assistant

Alliance Homes Group
North Somerset
£15,844 - £17,605 per annum
23 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Assistant (HR705)

£15,844 - £17,605 per annum (depending on skills & experience

37 hours per week


Based in North Somerset

The role of Support Assistant is your opportunity to join our Support Alliance Team and gain skills and experience in delivering 1:1 housing support to a wide variety of people within the community. 

You will help support clients to achieve tasks outlined in their Support Plans that are aimed to promote independence, for example providing advice on the practical tasks of moving home or help ensure all relevant benefits are being claimed.  We are proud of our focus towards a client-led approach to support. 

The successful candidate will have great communication and organisational skills and be able to work sensitively. You will also have an understanding of issues affecting vulnerable people.  The ability to manage your time efficiently whilst ensuring electronic and paper based case records are accurate and kept up to date is essential.

In return some of the benefits we offer are; 25 days holiday per year, flexi-time, Employee Assistance Programme, Inshape Wellbeing Programme, group personal pension plan, free car parking and childcare vouchers.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and the ability to travel across the North Somerset area.

What we do:

Alliance Homes Group currently own and manage around 6,500 homes and employ 400+ staff, have an annual turnover of £40 million and work in partnership with local, regional and national agencies to deliver our services.  We have achieved national, regional and local recognition for our work.

Our Support Alliance team provides housing support to vulnerable people under the age of 55 who struggle to live safety and independently at home, for example care leavers, people with mental health issues, or with alcohol or drug problems.

Closing Date: TBC

For further information and to apply, see the top of the page. Please note we cannot accept CV applications. No agencies please.

We believe in equality of opportunity and understand the value of a diverse workforce that is representative of our community. We hold the Investors in People Gold Award which recognises how much we support and value our staff.  We're one of only 3.2% of companies in the country to achieve this award so we're really proud of it!