Support Worker

Posted 08 July 2024
Salary £21.65 p/h via an Umbrella Company
LocationLondon
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
ReferencePROF_46341
Contact NameAlexander Dale

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with on of the most recognisable homeless charities in London.

They are currently recruiting for a Support Worker on a 1-month rolling contract. The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. They will pay a competitive hourly rate dependent on experience.

The client is looking for an empathetic individual with excellent communications skills and an understanding of the challenges facing people who are homeless.

This is on of our most popular clients amongst our candidate base, please apply now to avoid missing out!

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing support to a caseload of clients across West London

  • Responding to referrals to the service

  • Carrying out assessments on clients after referrals have been made

  • Helping tenants settle into their new accommodation, providing assistance with bills and welfare advice

  • Providing tenancy sustainment advice, ensuing clients are following tenancy agreements and create plans to retain newly obtained or current accommodation

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Previous experience working with people who are homeless and have complex needs

  • 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 as part of a team

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

  • Monday - Friday 09:00 – 17:00

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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