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Housing Support Worker

Location: BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 10.50-10.50 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Community Care Services and Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 3
Posted: 29 days ago Reference: X3-472472

REED are seeking a Temporary Housing and support worker ASAP! This role is working within a supported housing organisation.

36.5 hours a week
Start Date: 05.04.21
End Date: 31.07.2021
£10.50 PAYE


Job Purpose

To provide an efficient and responsive intensive support and housing management service for the organisation’s vulnerable residents and to work with residents to encourage independence and maximise potential to achieve personalised outcomes


Key Tasks

To assist and support residents in all key areas (e.g. health, leisure, budgeting, personal safety, community involvement, life skills, training, education and employment) with the aim of increasing their independence. Support residents to access, and engage with, community services. To manage caseloads effectively. To produce, in discussion with residents,

· A personalised initial needs assessment.

· A risk assessment /management plan.

· An outcome focused integrated support plan and review.

To immediately record all support sessions on the approved paperwork To ensure that appropriate, accurate and up to date records are kept in respect of the residents, including support notes and contact sheets with signatures of both staff and residents.

To monitor and review risk management and support plans on a quarterly basis making recommendations as appropriate.
To alert the Line Manager to potentially serious residents issues including Safeguarding alerts, complaints and incidents.
To assist residents to fulfil their responsibilities within the licence agreement,

To facilitate the participation of residents in decision making about themselves and the running of their home
To assist residents to prepare for independent living through the implementation of the Tenancy Ready Programme.
To comply at all times with the organisation’s Code of Conduct together with its policies and procedures with regard to the maintenance of a professional relationship between staff and residents.

Working with external agencies regarding residents to improve the residents journey e.g. St Basils Youth Hub, 16 plus team, South Birmingham Young Homeless, Probation Services, Youth Offending team, Prison services, Midland Heart Rough Sleepers team, Trident floating support services etc..

Special Instructions

Enhanced DBS clearance
Driving Licence with Own vehicle

The post-holder must be able to work on their on initiative, as this post is self-administering and requires lone working.
The post-holder is required to travel to properties across Birmingham and so must hold a valid driving license and have access to a suitable vehicle.
A full job description is available on request.

If you have the relevant experience and are interested in this role, please reply with your up to date CV to



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