- Full Time
Support Worker needed in Bristol for a 3 month temporary to permanent contract
Your new company
You will be working for an organisation who focuses on preventing homelessness in Bristol. This organisation enables service users to develop their skills and overcomes barriers to living independent. This is an excellent organisation to join if you are looking to make a difference to long people's lives.
Your new role
As a support worker you will provide a high quality support service to service users in order to help them sustain residencies and move on to independent living. As a support worker you will work directly with clients in Bristol and in the community, to address barriers towards independent living including mental health, substance abuse, financial capability, life and tenancy skills, rent arrears and debt management as well as offenders reentering society. As a support worker you will manager a caseload of individuals and families who have experienced homelessness and complete and monitor needs assessments ensuring that they are service user focused and outcome driven within the organisations procedures. You will work proactively to engage clients with the association's services and meet the conditions of their support and housing agreements. Furthermore as a support worker you will assist clients to complete benefit, grant and other appropriate forms and applications
What you'll need to succeed
To be a successful support worker you will need working knowledge in supported housing particularly working with homeless service users and complex needs. To be a successful support worker you will need to have excellent communication skills as well as be able to work with challenging behaviours and promote independence. It is essential you have a clean driving license as you will providing floating support around Bristol. Above all you must be passionate and willing to make a difference to vulnerable service users' lives.
What you'll get in return
Not only are you offered a competitive hourly rate but you will be given access to a pool car in the city centre, weekly pay and a free DBS. This is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door with a forward thinking dynamic company with the ability to go permanent after your 3 month contract.
What you need to do now
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