Housing Support Worker
Peabody has a fantastic opportunity for a Housing Support Worker to join the team based in Braintree. You will join us on a full time, fixed term basis until January 2020 and you will receive a competitive salary of £18,250 per annum. The Housing Support Worker role: Digby’s Court: is a hostel for homeless families and single people, who are awaiting assessment, or being assessed by Braintree District Council as to their right to be housed. Some will move on to social housing whilst others may be found intentionally homeless and will move to the private rented sector. Staff provide a support service to meet the needs of tenants while they are at Digby’s Court, including liaison with Braintree DC to facilitate move. Key responsibilities of our Housing Support Worker: - 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 - Support tenants in reviewing housing options - Provide practical and emotional support to tenants in their every day life activities - Support tenants in understanding and sustaining their tenancy Benefits of becoming our Housing Support Worker: - 25 days leave plus bank holidays - Paid Mileage at 44p per mile - Up to 4% pension contribution matched 1:1 - Flexible benefits of 1% of salary with a minimum of £300 - Spot Bonus awards - Long Service awards - Paid Induction Training - Paid Enhanced DBS - Annual pay review If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Housing Support Worker please click ‘apply’ today, we’d love to hear from you! This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.