Housing Support Worker

Family Mosaic
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Family Mosaic has an exciting opportunity for a Housing Support Worker, to join the team based in Braintree. You will join us on a full time, fixed term basis (to cover a recent secondment and so is offered on a six month basis in the first instance), and you will be offered a competitive salary of £17,250 per annum. You will work between two schemes in Braintree and you will form part of the 24 hours 7 days a week rolling rota. This includes some early starts and also sleeps in duties per week so you will require a flexible approach to working. We have two schemes in Braintree town centre, each providing supported housing for young people to help them to manage a tenancy, maximise their income, gain independent living skills and engage in employment, education and/or training. The Housing Support Worker role: - Provide practical and emotional support to tenants in their every day life activities - Support tenants who are living in supported accommodation - Support tenants who are undergoing assessment by the Local Authority regarding the LA’s duty to house them Responsibilities of our Housing Support Worker: - Provide/ offer support to an individual tenant through support planning assessment and review - Ensure that tenants adhere to the responsibilities of their tenancy and of the scheme - Promote the integration of the tenants into the local community - Provide opportunities by which tenants will be enabled to develop independent living skills - Provide support and assistance to tenants in achieving their personal goals and aspirations The ideal Housing Support Worker will have the below skills and experience: - Experience of working with vulnerable groups and young people - Able to work within a rolling shift pattern Benefits of becoming our Housing Support Worker: - 25 days holiday - Paid bank/public holidays - Sick pay - Training - Opportunities to work in other schemes (increase your earnings) If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Housing Support Worker then please click ‘apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you! Closing Date: 21/01/18