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Housing Support Worker

Zoek Pin Wigan - This Area Only

£9 - £12.21/hour

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 2 days ago

Ashberry Recruitment are currently looking to recruit a Temporary Support Worker for a supported housing client in the Wigan area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide pro-active service and advice to service users who are homeless

* Conducting needs and risk assessments

* Develop individual support plan to meet individual risks the client faces

* Providing advocacy, emotional and practical support and information to service users including in relation to legal options, housing, health and finance

* Manage a case load ensuring each Service User receives services appropriate to their individual needs. Contacting Service Users at regular intervals to ensure wellbeing and safety.

* Refer on and arrange meetings with other agencies/services as necessary, for instance, solicitors, police, social services, counselling, benefit agency

Key Skills:

* Previous experience of supported accommodation is essential.

* Experience providing casework support to vulnerable clients, including crisis management and risk assessment.

* Knowledge and experience of providing a co-ordinated service with statutory and voluntary services available for the client group

* Enhanced DBS check


Full Time hours per week; which will involve working on a rota covering earlys and lates

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