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Housing Support Worker

Job Description

Are you an experienced  housing support worker? Are you passionate about supporting people? We currently have varied ad-hoc opportunities in the Neath area with a pay rate of up to £10 per hour.

As a support worker, you will be working within a team to deliver an efficient and effective high quality support service to vulnerable women, men and their children with complex needs ensuring outcomes are met in line with the local authority contract requirements. To enable and empower the people that the client supports to shape the direction of their lives, aim to develop new skills, greater independence and take control of their rights and responsibilities.

Other Role Responsibilities:

To ensure that clients’ needs are assessed regularly, adhering to a task orientated personal support plan in line with Supporting People, regulatory requirements and timescales, enabling individuals to learn and achieve their potential
To undertake safety planning
To carry out risk assessments on each client and agree a risk management plan.
To use good practice in risk management and lone working.

To promote self-advocacy and act as advocate and/or mediator where appropriate.
To support clients in identifying and addressing key issues relating to their children and promote positive parenting and the welfare of children/young people.
To support clients to manage their finances, budget and make informed choices about their personal finances.
To support clients to maintain tenure agreements ensuring they fully understand their obligations and empowering them to deal with issues relating to housing management, maintenance and repairs.
To support people in a range of different support settings

Person Specification :

Full driving licence

assessing the needs and risks of the individuals while being motivated to inspire people you support
planning and prioritising work
use of IT packages, confident in word processing, use of Internet and e-mail.

Understanding Data protection and GDPR
Ability to work as part of a team and build effective relationships, internally and externally, while promoting equality and diversity
Evidence of the ability to build and develop supportive relationships with clients, whilst maintaining professional boundaries.

Find out more about this amazing role and apply by contacting Alice on 02920 390 150 or email [email protected] with your CV. Not for you, but you know the perfect person for the job? We offer £50 for every successful referral, call us to refer a friend.

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