Senior Housing Support Worker

Recruiter
White Knight Recruitment
Location
Trowbridge
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
13 Dec 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Housing Support worker
Salisbury, Wiltshire
£19,890 Per Annum

An opportunity has become available for an experienced health and social care candidate to join a provider of housing support to homeless service users.

This home provides accommodation for up to 33 homeless people, from 16 years and older, in Salisbury, who have medium to high support needs. The service is made up of a number of flats.

Key Performance Objectives:

1.To provide housing related support to service users to enable them to maintain their licence and to achieve their aspirations for independent living.

2.This job description is generic and applies to all Housing Support Workers. The duties will be determined by the individual needs of the service users being supported. The context in which support is provided may vary according to the service users living environment and may include site based or floating support.

Key Tasks:

1.Participate in the assessment of referrals, ensuring that good practice and equality of opportunity is followed.

2.Identify service users individual support needs and through consultation and agreement with the service user (and where appropriate other agencies) devise and implement suitable action plans to ensure identified support needs are met.

3.From the date a service user moves in, ensure that the Move On Plan is used as a focal support for support sessions and, in particular, ensure that former tenancy arrears (if applicable) are addressed from month one.

4.Carry out risk assessments as and when necessary.

5.Liaise with the Housing Administrator in order to monitor non-payment of accommodation charge and take prompt action in line with the agreed policy and procedure on arrears.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please send an up to date CV to James at james.williams@whiteknightrecruitment.com

Or for further information on this post and other roles that we have at Whiteknight, please give James a call on 01962 841917

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