Support Worker

Recruiter
Building Recruitment Company Limited (BRCJOBS)
Location
Gloucester
Posted
22 Mar 2019
Closes
06 Apr 2019
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionAre you passionate about helping vulnerable people? Do you have experience of working with people with mental health issues or complex needs and want to guide and support them in their personal, social and educational development to help them reach their full potential in society? If so, we have a temporary housing support worker role based in the off skirts of Gloucester that you might be interested in! Our client, a leading developer of housing support in the South West is seeking a Housing Support Worker for one of their medium-to-high level complex needs schemes in Bristol. The main function of the role is to provide practical support to those that have various complex needs such as substance misuse, mental health, homelessness experience to enable them to maintain their tenancies, participate in meaningful activities such as education, training or employment and resettle to appropriate accommodation in the community. This is a challenging yet rewarding role, allowing you to make a valuable difference, working in a team of like minded professionals. Flexibility to work every other weekend is essential, working on a weekly rota, there is no requirement to work overnight. The successful candidate will be able to establish positive working relationships with clients, support them with welfare benefit forms and deal with any disputes or maintenance issues. Some experience of housing management duties is advantageous encompassed with managing a caseload of clients and completing assessments. If you are looking for your next role working with vulnerable individuals, have an ability to understand and implement professional boundaries and have a proactive approach to motivate and engage others then please apply with an up to date CV.

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