Support Worker Homelessness

Posted on Feb 14, 2020 by CV-Library

Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom
Social Care
Immediate Start
£19k - £19k Annual
Full-Time
SUPPORT WORKER [HOMELESSNESS]

Walton-on-Thames

£19,000 per annum

35 hour per week

Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Ivy Recruitment is currently seeking Support Workers in Walton on Thames to support vulnerable people living in a variety of different tenures to manage their tenancies/licences and move towards greater independence within the community by providing a flexible and individually tailored support package.

Key Responsibilities

* Undertake keyworking responsibilities for a caseload assigned by the Manager.

* Undertake initial & continuous assessment of needs and potential risks & agree levels of support and actions

* Create support/ action plans for providing appropriate services based on the assessment and reflecting the services and resources available

* Develop and maintain links with all key agencies and service providers in the local community

* Empower customers to ensure they receive the services and benefits they are entitled to

* Signpost customers to support services that can help them address additional support needs such as mental or physical health, employment and education, adult social care, domestic abuse and family support

* Undertake all administrative work and keep accurate and comprehensive tenant /customer records to professional standards

* Encourage and enable tenants to pay their rent and to ensure that rent accounts are managed effectively in conjunction with the relevant housing provider

* Ensure that referrals are managed effectively and in line with the referrals procedure

* Adhere to the companies Policies and Procedures

* Engage in learning and development activity to increase knowledge and skills

* Work closely with the team and communicate openly

* Undertake any other duties consistent with the grade and nature of the post as may be reasonably assigned

Ideally you will have an NVQ 2/3 in Social Care, have experience of supporting people in the community.

For more information please apply now with your CV attached

Reference: 211722764

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