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Would you like to join an awardwinning, accredited charitable organisation, who works closely with vulnerable people to help them achieve a fulfilling life?
We are lucky to have a rich network of staff, ambassadors, trustees, and patrons who work hard to ensure that we provide the best level of support possible. For this, we need inspirational people.
We require a Housing Support Worker to work within Young People Supported Housing Projects based in either Chippenham or Devises. 37.5 hours per week, between the hours of 95 Monday Friday with some antisocial hours and some weekend work. Hourly rate £8.87 rising to £9.09 with an annual salary of £17,296.50 £17,7725.50.
The applicant must hold a full drivers licence and have access to a road worthy vehicle with business insurance.
The successful applicant will ideally have experience working with the vulnerable young people and the issues they face. The role requires someone who is willing to work flexibly to meet the individuals needs, providing first class support for them to achieve their goals. If you have a good work ethic, are flexible, have plenty of energy and motivational skills then we want to meet you.
Key Performance Objectives:
To provide a supportive and safe environment to rough sleepers accessing the Severe Weather Emergency Provision, enabling them to maintain their placement throughout the winter months.
Supported Housing Support Plans Key Working Mental Health New Tag Alcohol Addiction
Experience of working in supported housing or a related field
Experience of working unsupervised and on your own initiative
Ability to form and maintain professional working relationships with a range of individuals and organisations
Experience of working as part of a team
Excellent written, verbal and nonverbal communication skills
Good numeracy skills
Good IT Skills
Experience of forming and maintaining appropriate professional boundaries
Good working knowledge of the welfare benefits system
Experience of involving service users in improving services
Experience and knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and related issues
Ability to record information accurately, objectively and within prescribed timescales
To currently hold or be committed to personal development through training
We provide housing related support for homeless and vulnerable people, assisting them towards living independently. All money raised helps to support our valuable work.
Winners of Investors in People Award, Two Ticks, and Mindful Employer. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. The successful applicant will be subject to an advanced DBS check. We strive to be an equal opportunities employer.
We believe that all employees are the heart and soul of Alabar. We want to invest in you, to ensure that you feel valued as we believe happy staff equals a happy workplace and this will contribute to a successful Charity.
24 days holiday increasing to 29 days with over 5 years service. Bank Holidays are in addition to this
Comprehensive Induction Training
Access to awardwinning training and development My Learning Cloud
Generous sick pay when 6month probation is completed
Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme
Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support Via Mindful Employer Plus
Accredited Disability Confident Employer