Support Worker

Posted 03 November 2023
Salary up to £14.00 per hour via an Umbrella Company
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameMegan McMenamin

Job description

Our client, based in Warwickshire, is currently recruiting for a Support Worker on a three month temporary contract with the potential to become permanent.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is up to £14.00 per hour via an Umbrella Company.

The ideal candidate will have experience working experience delivering high quality direct support services to individuals, hold a clear, enhanced DBS within the last three years’ and also have access to their own vehicle.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Working with people offering supported opportunities for them to improve their quality of life, develop their skills and make decisions about their future

  • Dealing with disputes between people living in the service

  • Ensuring rent arrears policies are administered according to the needs and capabilities of people in the service

  • Monitoring prompt notifications of vacancies, preparing empty units and investigating possible abandonment

  • Monitoring and ensuring rent and service charges are paid

Experience required:

  • Experience providing care and support services within a similar supported housing setting

  • Experience working with customers within housing

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Knowledge of benefits system and understanding of housing provision

  • Risk assessment and management

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

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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