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Housing Support Worker

Job Description

Housing Support Worker

West Yorkshire (Leeds / Bradford / Huddersfield)

3 Month Contract

40 Hours Per Week (Shifts)


A national charity and housing provider are recruiting for a Housing Support Worker to provide an excellent tenancy sustainment and support service to their service users across West Yorkshire, covering services in Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield.

Please note, this is NOT a care role.

The Role

As a Housing Support Worker, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and delivering effective support and safety plans for service users, involving specialist agencies as necessary.
  • Ensuring properties are adequately equipped, maintained, furnished, and cleaned to provide a safe and comfortable environment for residents.
  • Supporting residents in understanding their responsibilities to maintain tenancies and future accommodation, assisting with benefits to promote independence.
  • Empowering and motivating service users to identify and achieve their desired outcomes.
  • Developing move-on plans with service users, identifying realistic options for their future housing at the earliest opportunity.

The Candidate

To be considered for this Housing Support Worker vacancy you will require previous housing support experience as well as the below:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in supporting individuals with complex needs.

Due to the mobile nature of the role and the vulnerable service users you will be working with, you will also require:

  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle with valid business insurance.
  • Enhanced Adult DBS Certificate.

The Contract

This Housing Support Worker vacancy is for an initial 6 Month Contract, though this could be extended or made permanent. The role is working 40 hours per week on the following shift pattern

Monday to Friday on early (8:00-16:00) and late (14:00-22:00) shifts, as well as 1 Saturday a month

The role allows for some flexibility for home working for administration and you will have flexibility to plan your own time.

How to Apply

To apply for this Housing Support Worker role, please email a copy of your CV to lee . mcmillan @ servicecare . org. uk or call on 01772 208 966 to discuss the role in more detail!

If the role is more suited to someone you know, we offer a £250 referral bonus for every successfully referred candidate!