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Specialist Support Worker- Rehousing a vulnerable client group

Location: NORTHFIELD, WEST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 10.54-10.54 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Community Care Services and Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-458676

Our Client are currently recruiting for a temporary specialist support worker. This roles is to work within a team to support rehousing vulnerable client groups.

At present I can confirm the below:

Start Date: 01/03/2021

End Date: 01/05/2021

Shifts 15:00- 21:00 - 5 days per week. 

Pay Rate: £10.54 per hour PAYE

Location: Birmingham, B31

Your day to day tasks could include:

  • The delivery of individual, positive outcome focused support packages to clients of supported scheme
  • Ensuring that the support service promotes empowerment and independence.
  • To be part of a staff team that is committed to ‘best practice’ in the social housing field.
  • Maintain a high level of specialised knowledge surrounding the specialism/s and client groups with the service.
  • Working with Rationalisation and Growth and Care and Support to ensure clients with specialist support needs are supported to the highest relevant standards and approaches.
  • Supporting colleagues to understand the latest developments in the field.
  • Supporting individuals in finding a new home through Homechoice or accredited landlords.
  • Supporting individuals to arrange moving to their new home.
  • Working with Rationalisation and Growth to ensure clients successfully claim their homeloss and disturbance payments.
  • Assisting clients with day-to-day tenancy issues, payment of rent, claiming benefits, preparing for their move.

Experience required:

  • A good understanding of housing needs of vulnerable people specific to your duties and responsibilities and an empathetic nature
  • Commitment to respecting and maintaining customer confidentiality
  • Knowledge of housing legislation and other law relevant to housing advice and homelessness, experience of homelessness assessments or advice work  
  • Experience of working with vulnerable client groups.
  • Experience of delivering structured support in either housing or social care.
  • Experience in rehousing vulnerable clients.

Training Required:

  • Enhanced DBS check

A full job description is available on request.

If you are interested in this role please apply with your up to date CV

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