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Date Added: Sat 06/02/2021

Support Worker

Cornwall, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £10 - £11 / hourly

Interim Housing & Support Recruitment Solutions

 

Temporary Support Worker (Key Worker for Homeless Service) Required via Venn Group:

Location: Cornwall

Contract duration: Temp to perm 2-4 months initially

Hours: 37.5 hours 

Vacancy ref number: 7010710

Our client, a support provider in Cornwall, urgently requires a Key Worker to provide support in their homeless service. You have the opportunity to join their friendly and hardworking service on a temporary basis.

                  Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Carry a caseload of homeless clients with complex needs to support them with their recovery and resettlement goals
  • Write and implement detailed support plans and carry out risk and needs assessments
  • Provide housing advice and support and enable clients to access suitable accommodation and aid them with the move on process
  • Ensure that clients are safeguarded
  • Provide advice and support with how to access benefits and Universal Credit
  • Conduct 1-1 support sessions with clients and signpost to external support agencies
  • Maximise client's independence by encouraging them to engage with social activities as well as education and employment opportunities
  • Work in partnership with internal and external support services
  • Assist housing management teams with evictions and provide clients with advice and support with alternative accommodation options
  • Update and maintain records

                  Essential criteria include:

  • An enhanced DBS
  • Experience of supporting complex needs clients' and homeless clients  
  • A driver with access to own vehicle

To apply for this role or to find out about other Housing jobs, please contact Branwen Johns or Emily Rex from the Bristol Housing recruitment team on 01179 308760 or #removed#

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

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