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Part Time Homeless Support Worker, Norwich

  • Job reference: 15750
  • Location: Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Sheltered Housing
Job description: Part Time Homeless Support Worker, Norwich
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Part Time Homeless Support Worker vacancy for a housing association in Norwich. As a Part Time Homeless Support Worker in Norwich, experience of working with the homeless, ideally in a support setting, is an absolute necessity.
Any experience of working with mental health issues, substance misuse and challenging behaviour, will also be beneficial. You will also need to be IT literate and will ideally be NVQ/QCF Qualified.
A key feature of this role is to work alongside, and provide support to, clients and their families in a person centred way to help them actively move towards living independently, whilst assisting with practical tasks based upon their needs.
Your responsibilities will be to:
*Deliver excellent customer centred care and support, taking a person centred and positive risk taking approach to enable customers to maintain and improve their independence, effectively manage and improve their personal safety and improve their social, emotional and mental wellbeing
*Undertaking assessments of customers support and safety needs and aspirations
*Keeping support and safety plans under review and working with customers to ensure that changes to their circumstances are reflected in their best interests in their support and safety plans
*Responding to emergent risks including clinical/medical emergencies, referring customers to external agencies as appropriate
This is an ongoing contract, working approximately 18-23 hours per week, including some weekends
Due to the nature of the customers, you will also require an up to date, enhanced DBS issued within the last 12 months.
I also have full-time vacancies available in Diss, Thetford and Dereham. If you are interested, or know someone else who may be - we offer a £250 referral bonus if someone you refer is placed and completes a probationary period!
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Why work with Service Care Solutions? -
-A specialist, dedicated Social Housing consultant offering single point of contact
-Excellent referral bonuses
-An exclusive range of Social Housing vacancies across the UK
-Provider of Housing staff to over 200 local authorities and 100 Housing Associations.
-Payroll service twice a week
-Ltd Co and PAYE payment options available
-Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
-Loyalty schemes / bonuses
-DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.
Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus. Therefore, if you know of anyone suitable for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.
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If you are interested, please contact Lee McMillan at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208966 or email lee.mcmillan@servicecare.org.uk.