Community Outreach Worker
Community Outreach Worker to work across Bristol and South Gloucestershire for a 3 month temporary contract.
Your new company
You will be working with a supported housing provider who focuses on supporting vulnerable people towards independence.
Your new role
You will be working as a Community Outreach Worker providing Housing Support to vulnerable service users who have been escaping or recovering from domestic violence. As a Community Outreach Worker you will be working on a full time basis Monday - Friday, 37.5 hours per week. As a Community Outreach worker you will be supporting service users in temporary accommodation, promoting independence. You will be helping service users with a background in domestic violence to to sustain their tenancies. As a support worker you will provide a high quality support service to residents to sustain residencies and move on to independent living. As a support worker you will work directly with clients with complex needs, within central Bristol and the community, to address barriers towards independent living including mental health, substance abuse, financial capability, life and tenancy skills, rent arrears and debt management.
What you'll need to succeed
To be a successful support worker recent working knowledge with young service users or vulnerable clients is essential. You must have a supported housing background with working experience in a similar role. You must be able to communicate clearly and support service users toward independence. As a support worker it is essential you are a car user and have a full driving license. As you are working with vulnerable people an enhanced DBS is essential or the documents to produce a DBS on your behalf will needed.
What you'll get in return
Not only are you offered a competitive hourly rate, but you will be working with a brilliant organisation who supports their service users towards independence. If you are looking to make a difference to service users lives this role is perfect for you.
What you need to do now
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