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Date Added: Thu 21/04/2022

Housing Support Worker

Lancaster, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, PartTime

Salary: £9.50 - £12.53/hour

Housing Support Officer

Ashberry Recruitment is currently looking for several Supported Housing Officers to work days and/or nights in Lancaster and the surrounding area.

You will be working on a bank basis (casual), with the opportunity to discuss any contract positions available, as and when they arise. The shifts consist of Earlies/Lates (Monday to Sunday) and sometimes Waking Nights.

As a Housing Support Officer, you will be providing resettlement support to clients within the sheltered housing project and possibly dispersed tenancies. To assist supported accommodation for homeless 16-25 year olds.

Some of your duties and responsibilities will be as follows:

* Supporting vulnerable young people (16-25 year olds) with the following needs: Drug and Alcohol Misuse, Sexual Exploitation, Domestic Violence and Mental Health

* Working as part of a small team

* Carrying out client needs and risk assessment for all referrals

* Supporting tenants through individual resettlement support plans

* Working in a number of different Hostel environments

* To ensure clients comply with their tenancy agreement

* Supporting clients with welfare rights, budgeting, employment, education, and training

* Liaising with all relevant housing agencies to find suitable move on accommodation for tenants

* Develop links with the local community

* Ensure communication systems are accurately maintained and up to date

* Maintenance of the Health and Safety incident and accident records

* To be aware of and work within agreed organisation policies and procedures

Requirements for the role:

* Enhanced DBS Check (A check will need to be carried out if no current DBS is in place)

* Full UK Driving Licence and Car (Ideal but not essential)


Bank/Adhoc/Casual basis.

Opportunity to be pick up a variety of shifts that suit your availability

Opportunity to discuss contract positions

Please get in touch if you think this role is for you, as we would love to hear from you
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