Floating Support Worker

Posted 08 May 2024
Salary Negotiable (subject to experience)
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameAlexandria Blackwood

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association based in Bristol, who are recruiting for a Floating Support on a 3-month contract. The hourly rate of pay is negotiable up to £17 via an Umbrella company.

The ideal candidate will have experience withing within Housing, and experience working alongside vulnerable individuals, and have a DBS certificate, or be happy to have one carried out, and have proven experience of Support Worker duties.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide a floating support service to clients in their own homes who suffer from complex needs

  • Offer advice to clients in order to help them live on their own and maintain their accommodation

  • Attend appointments with clients when required

  • Keep support plans and risk assessments up to date

  • Offer welfare and benefits advice to help clients to increase their money and avoid going into arrears

  • Help clients achieve independent living

  • Signpost clients to relevant third parties and liaise with external agencies

Experience required:

  • Experience required in Social Housing

  • Experience working with customers within housing

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Risk and support assessments

  • Benefits and welfare advice

  • Knowledge of safeguarding

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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