Preventative Support Worker – Homes for Ukraine (FTC for 12 months)
Date Posted 15/05/2022
Application Closing Date 30/06/2022 23:59
Hours 36 per week
Salary £22,500 per annum plus benefits
Location Agile working across the CW&C borough
ForHousing is a social purpose business that positively impacts communities by reinvesting profits, building vibrant and safe communities. We know that together we achieve more so we work with a range of like-minded partners to deliver positive change in communities and improve lives.
Forfutures is a service which delivers the homeless support service in Cheshire West and Chester in partnership with the Council. Forfutures is supporting those who are at risk of being homeless, those without secure accommodation and people sleeping rough. To support Cheshire West & Chester Council deliver their support to guests arriving in the borough under the Homes for Ukraine scheme, the forfutures team is being expanded and we are looking for 5 passionate and enthusiastic persons to join our team as Preventative Support Workers.
You will provide immediate and effective support to guests who are arriving into west Cheshire through the Ukraine sponsorship scheme, supporting customers to settle into their accommodation and help them reach their individual outcomes with either longer term resettlement or returns home.
Ideally candidates will have undertaken relevant training relating to safeguarding and will have experience of providing support services within a social care setting (supported housing, care, nursing, residential). Experience of working with vulnerable adults, an understanding of the support needs and the issues facing our customers and a full UK driving licence would be beneficial for this role. Having links to Eastern Europe would be advantageous but not essential.
As well as a generous holiday entitlement, we offer a range of benefits including an enhanced pension scheme, health plan, staff discount scheme and extensive wellbeing and support. Once you join the team you will have access to opportunities to develop yourself and your career whilst delivering positive change in communities and improve lives.
ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We especially welcome applicants from the Armed Forces community.