- Location: Wrexham
- Job Type: Full Time, Temporary
- Sector: Housing
- Category: Tenancy Support Workers
- Job Ref: AM
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Experienced Support workers wanted for established floating support project in the Wrexham area. You will be working on a variable shift pattern so flexibility is essential. Through your role you will be expected to possess a firm understanding of tenancy management with particular experience dealing with substance misuse/ mental health and processes for benefit applications.
Working with the communities most vulnerable you will need to build rapports and trust quickly, allowing the time you spend with rough sleepers and those with substance addictions to be useful and effective.
Within this role you will be fully responsible for the management of a case load and will need to be proactive to ensure all documentation is completed in a timely manner. You will be the first point of contact for your case load, so a friendly and empathetic approach is vital.
If you would like further information on this role or to discuss other opportunities available, please contact Adam on 01792 620 190
The role of a Tenancy Support Worker
The role involves working with people who are living in the community and are at risk of homelessness. It involves supporting people to tackle the issues that may lead to homelessness and to increase their independence.
This is a specialised role focussing on matters related to legislation. Tenancy Support Workers may advise people who need care and support on matters such as housing benefit, disability living allowances, employment benefit, sick pay, rent support and bereavement benefits.
Ideal candidates will have some knowledge of the benefit system and housing law. The group of clients we work with vary, it includes but not limited to those with Mental health diagnosis, alcohol and substance dependency, child protection issues, learning difficulties, young people and those over 55.
- Working as part of a friendly, established team
- 24 hour On Call Service in place
- Flexibility to choose where, when and how much you want to work
- Competitive pay rates
- Recommend-a-friend scheme
- Award winning company
- Online Services to access to your information; payslips, request holiday pay
- Full booking confirmation before you start
- Access to FREE Training Courses and personal development
- Respected reputation throughout the Social Care and recruitment industry
Experience:Please be advised that we require a minimum 6 months paid social care experience or 12 months relevant voluntary experience.
DBS:We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a robust recruitment procedure and hold a fully enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.
Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 01792 620190, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 14th May 2020