Housing Support Worker

Part Time

Website Venn Group

Urgent Housing Support Worker vacancy
The client is looking to recruit a Housing Support Worker to work in a homeless hostel that supports clients aged 18-65, based in Aylesbury

Length: Temporary to permanent
Location: Aylesbury
Hours: 37 hours a week with shift patterns
Shifts: 8:00am- 4:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
1:00pm- 9:00pm

1 in 3 weekends: 11:00am- 7:00pm
You will also be required to be on call 1 in 3 weeks also.

The role involves:
Providing advice on housing and welfare benefits
Supporting homeless clients to become more independent in temporary accommodation
Helping clients to move on and resettle into new accommodation
Following support plans and producing risk assessments for your caseload
Liaising with external agencies and support clients with applications
Ensuring tenants adhere to their tenancy agreements
Signposting service users to specialist services when required
Ensuring residents do not accumulate any arrears and supporting them with budgeting
Turning around void rooms within a timely manner which includes cleaning duties and removal of waste and rubbish
This role does involve lone working

Essential requirements:
Experience with supporting vulnerable people to become more independent
Knowledge of housing benefits
Driver with access to a car
An enhanced DBS from within 3 years or willingness to obtain a new one

If you are interested in this role please call Charley asap on or email with your updated CV.

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