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Housing Support Worker

  • Job reference: RLC459
  • Location: Guildford, Surrey
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Support
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Job description: Job Title: Housing Support Worker
Location: Guildford GU1
DBS: Full enhanced required
Contract Type: Temporary ongoing
Weekly Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Shift Pattern: (7:45am to 3:45pm; 10am to 6pm 12:15pm to 8:15pm) and will be expected to work every third weekend
Start Date: ASAP

The Role
This role is based within a sheltered homeless hostel and focuses on supporting people to achieve their personal outcomes, promote independence and provide them with an improved quality of life and better social inclusion.

This will include the following tasks and responsibilities:

*Delivering a 'best practice' support service, appropriate to clients' needs.
*Assisting in the delivery of individual personalised support packages, reflective of different client needs, including culture and diversity issues.
*Assisting clients with day-to-day tenancy issues, payment of rent, claiming benefits, preparing units to let.
*Ensuring clients have access to relevant external support services.
*Working with clients to agree and set goals and actions.
*Helping to provide practical support and information to clients when entering the service and throughout their involvement with the service, e.g., assisting clients in the completion of occupancy agreements and welfare benefit claims.
*Promote and encourage a high level of client involvement, consultation and communication.

The Candidate
To be considered for this role, you will require previous experience working within supported housing or a care background.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send you CV now for consideration.

If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Ryan at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to ryan.curwen@servicecare.org.uk