- Location: Bristol - South West
- Job Type: Permanent
- Sector: Support Work
- Job Ref: KK
- Salary: £18,000 to £19,000 per annum
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New Directions Social Care are currently recruiting for a permanent Housing Support Worker based in the Bristol area.
Our client specialises in supporting individuals to maintain their tenancies and live independently , they provide low support and are the last step before living completely independantly. This role is a full time position and offers 35 hours a week Monday to Friday.
Main Duties of the role are as follows:
· Manage a caseload of individuals who have experienced homelessness.
· To complete and monitor needs assessments ensuring that they are service user focused and outcome driven within the organisations procedures.
· Work proactively to engage clients with the association’s services and meet the conditions of their support and housing agreements.
· Encourage and enable clients to access external support agencies.
· Assist clients to complete benefit, grant and other appropriate forms and applications.
· Maintain excellent communication levels with colleagues and clients to ensure effective working.
This role goes permanent after 12 weeks, we have immediate interviews available.
The role of a Support Worker
The duties of a Support Worker vary depending on the needs and wishes of the individual. They offer support for the individuals overall comfort and wellbeing and help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible. They will support individuals with many aspects of everyday living; including physical, emotional and social.
Support Workers can work in a residential care home, domiciliary care, or out in the community. Their work is defined by a care plan, which is often developed by a social worker or care manager to meet the assessed needs of the person who needs care or support.
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: 7th August 2018