Senior Support Worker

Posted 27 March 2024
Salary £17.50 per hour via an Umbrella company
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameGrace Lane

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a charity based in Warwickshire, who are recruiting for a Senior Support Worker on a temporary three-month contract. The position is due to start immediately and the hourly rate of pay is negotiable up to £17.50 via an Umbrella company.

The ideal candidate will have an enhanced DBS certificate dated within the last 3 years, drive and have access to their own vehicle, and have proven experience of Floating Support Worker duties.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing housing related support to customers with complex needs including learning disabilities, mental health and homelessness

  • Supporting up to 12 customers living within their own homes across a patch in Warwickshire inclusive of Atherstone, Rugby, Stratford upon Avon, Leamington Spa and Warwick

  • Working with Councils to help customers get onto the housing waiting list and to secure accommodation

  • Applying for benefits on behalf of customers including Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payments (PIP)

  • Signposting customers to additional support services within the area as required

  • Helping customers to set up their new tenancies – contacting utility providers and providing tenancy maintenance and sustainment advice

Experience required:

  • Experience required in Social Housing

  • Experience working with Councils to determine housing applications

  • Strong background in Housing Support, including dealing with benefit claims and tenancy sustainment

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Flexible part time working

  • Work split between patch, office and home

Working hours:

  • 27.5 hours per week

  • Flexibility between 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.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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