Support Worker

Recruiter
Hays Building
Location
Bristol
Salary
£9.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted
10 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Jan 2019
Ref
3507056
Contact
Jessica Cole
Job Function
Consultant
Job position
Advisor
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Hours
Full Time

Support Worker required for a homeless supported housing project in Bristol. 3 month temporary to permanent.

Your new company

You will be joining an established housing association in Bristol who provides homeless support to service users, providing outreach work and promoting independence.

Your new role

You will be working as a support worker for a full time, 3 month temporary to permanent contract in Bristol. You will be carrying out floating support in Bristol, carrying out outreach work to service users who are homeless. You will be supporting service users towards independence, giving advice on their housing, benefits and welfare, advocating them to move into their own homes and live independently. As a support worker you will be managing your own caseload, providing one to one support to service users. You will be carrying out recovery focused support plans and tracking progress made throughout.

What you'll need to succeed

To be a successful support worker you must have working experience within supported housing or working with complex needs. Homeless support work experience would be to your advantage. It is essential as a support worker to have excellent communication skills, and be able to work effectively with a wide range of different service users and their backgrounds. Most importantly you must be passionate about making a difference to service users lives, being able to help them move towards independence.

What you'll get in return

Not only are you offered a competitive hourly rate but you will have weekly pay, free DBS and holiday pay. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference to service users lives. You will be working with an excellent housing association who offers training and development to enhance your existing skills as well as learn new ones.

What you need to do now
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