- Location: Bath and North East Somerset - South West
- Job Type: Permanent
- Sector: Tenancy Support
- Job Ref: OM
- Salary: £9.00 /hour
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New Directions are recruiting a committed Housing support worker to work in Bath and surrounded areas.
You will provide support and advice to people in their own homes to address matters which might affect their tenancy and lead to evictions. You will work proactively to ensure that any potential housing crisis’ are averted, through ensuring that benefits are in place, or that rent arrears, or tenancy issues are being positively managed.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for this role to enable you to speak and relate to a various service users from differing and at times difficult backgrounds.
You must have a driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes as you will be out and about in the community.
In return for your experience we offer a temp to perm job, competitive and weekly pay, free online training, flexible shifts, holiday pay and the opportunity to build your experience and knowledge.
All you need is minimum 6 months paid social care experience or 12 months relevant voluntary experience.
If you are interested in the role click apply now.
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.
Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 0117 314 3512, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 22nd February 2019