Tenancy Support Worker - Sheffield
Reed Talent Solutions are recruiting for Tenancy Support Worker- Sheffield City Council
Full time PAYE £10.92 - going up to £12.47 after 3 months
37 hours per week Mon – Fri days.
Based mainly Working From Home but will need to go into Howden house in Sheffield city Centre on occasion. Some home visits but doorstop based and covid safe.
Our Client Sheffield City Council are currently recruiting for Tenancy Support Worker to work as part of a team to provide Supporting to them from tenancy sign up to sorting out furniture benefits etc plus advice and advocacy. Building trust etc
To work as part of a team to provide intensive and structured Housing related family support to singles, couples and families, regardless of their accommodation location, who have lost their accommodation, or are at risk of losing their accommodation and have high support needs. Some of the service users will have complex needs, which may have manifested themselves in anti social behaviour, or risks to the children.
The aims of the service are to:
rehabilitate families to keep their homes and understand their responsibilities as a tenant, settle into a community, live peacefully with their neighbours, understand health and safety issues in the home environment, nurture and control their children to a level acceptable to the City Council, the community and the their landlord.
Work within the policies and procedures laid down by Sheffield City Council Housing Services, Social Services and Education Services
To work in partnership with the team and other partner agencies to ensure effective delivery of the service to the benefit of the family and the community.
To undertake comprehensive assessments of all family members, identify the training and support needs of service users and to develop detailed support plans and contracts to achieve the aims of the Service.
To be responsible for a caseload of an identified client group as allocated by a line manager or supervisor, whilst ensuring cover for the Service in general
To motivate service users to take part in the Service and to work constructively to change their behaviour.
To participate in case reviews and conferences as necessary, and ensure that all methods of working contribute to the successful outcome of the support plan. Where necessary to organise and take the lead role in a variety of multi-agency case meetings.
To evaluate risk of harm and failure to protect children and report any concerns to appropriate persons or agencies.
To ensure that service users understand their responsibilities as tenants including to their accommodation, furnishings or equipment, their landlord and their neighbours
To provide structured support to service users in the Service according to assessed needs and avoid the need for the breakdown of their accommodation or, for the need to accommodate children separately
This is an ASAP start so ideally you will have an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service.
“Our client is committed to fairness and social justice and welcomes applications from everyone. They value their diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.”
To apply please click on the screen or call 0121 2372621