Housing First Worker

Posted 07 February 2024
Salary Up to £20 via an Umbrella Company
LocationEast London
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameChloe Moss

Job description

Our client, based in Newham, is currently recruiting for a Housing First Support Worker on a 3-month temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience for this position.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with those who have experienced homelessness, hold an enhanced DBS on the update service and has previously used the housing first model.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing a caseload of 7 clients with complex needs

  • Creating tailored risk assessments and support plans

  • Providing support to the client in managing their tenancies

  • Signposting customers to additional support providers

  • Assisting clients in moving in to more permanent accommodation

Experience required:

  • Experience using the housing first model

  • Experience working with clients with complex needs

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Risk assessment and management

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Good organisational and time management skills

  • Awareness of and ability to comply with relevant health and safety legislation

  • Ability to work effectively without supervision

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid working

Working hours:

  • 37.5 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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