Housing Support Worker

Zoek Pin Bristol, England

£21000 - £24000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

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Housing Support Worker

An exciting position has become available for a full-time Housing Support Worker based in Bristol. The successful candidate will earn £21,000 rising to £24,000 upon successful completion of probation.

The Housing Support Worker will work as part of the Housing Team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the company.

Role Requirements

Similar Support Worker experience
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Good knowledge of health and safety, safeguarding and data protection policies
Good organisational and time management skills
Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel) and other commonly used office packages
The ability to manage own workload
A problem-solving approach
Full UK drivers licence and use of a car
Friendly, approachable, helpful, patient and passionate about supporting people
Demonstrates trust, openness and respect in dealings with people, treating everyone with compassion and kindness promoting equality and diversity
A good communicator who listens, is able to express themselves clearly and encourage Service Users to strive for a healthier life
A positive individual with a ‘can do’, results driven approach and attitude
The ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure
Flexible and adaptable to changing workloads
Embodies the values of being passionate, professional, dynamic, enduring, respectful, and supportive.
Role Responsibilities (not limited to)

Promote the service through building positive relationships with current, potential referrers and Service Users.
Use Housing Support Register (HSR) to identify Service Users eligible for the housing
Provide comprehensive assessment of housing support needs, ensuring Service Users meet eligibility criteria, needs are identified, and support plans developed
Undertake Service User admissions, ensuring that Service Users understand their
licence/tenancy agreement, explaining health and safety information, completing benefit claims and other admissions processes.
Develop risk management plans and share information as appropriate in the best interest of the Service User, other Service Users and the organisation.
Undertake safeguarding actions to protect young people and adults at risk as appropriate, share information internally and externally as appropriate.
Ensure Service Users have the resources to access services to meet their needs.
Keep abreast of current services, organisations and community resources that meet Service User needs
Link in Service Users with Peer Mentors to enable and support them to access and attend appointments
Undertake other duties and responsibilities in keeping with the nature of this post as may be required and instructed.

Our client is a registered charity formed in 1987 by an enthusiastic group of volunteers. It is estimated that the organisation has helped over 40,000 people with alcohol, drug, gambling and mental health issues and has saved an estimated £50 million in costs to the community.

Why should you apply?

The chance to join a well-established company
The opportunity to become part of a hardworking, dedicated team
To showcase your knowledge and experience
If you’re the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

Keywords: Housing Support Worker, Social Worker, Housing Management, Project Worker, Healthcare, Link Worker, Charity Work, Mental Health Worker, Social Care, Support Officer, Housing Officer, Support Worker

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