Supported Housing Worker

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Lancashire
Salary
9.20 - 10.64 GBP Hourly
Posted
12 Oct 2019
Closes
09 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Ashberry Recruitment are currently looking for a temporary Support Worker to work in the Manchester area.
As a Support Worker, you will be providing resettlement support to clients within the sheltered housing project and dispersed tenancies.
Some of your duties and responsibilities will be as follows:
- Working as part of a small team
- Carrying out client needs and risk assessment for all referrals
- Supporting tenants through individual resettlement support plans
- To ensure clients comply with their tenancy agreement
- Supporting clients with welfare rights, budgeting, employment, education and training
- Liaising with all relevant housing agencies to find suitable move on accommodation for tenants
- Develop links with the local community
- Ensure communication systems are accurately maintained and up-to-date
- Maintenance of the Health and Safety incident and accident records
- To be aware of and work within agreed organisation policies and procedures
Requirements for the role:
- Enhanced DBS Check
- Full UK Driving Licence and Car
- Must have a proven track record of providing information, advice and guidance to clients
- Knowledge and understanding of basic IT suitable for an office environment
- Knowledge of basic housing management tasks, i.e. rent collection, tenancy agreements and arrears management