Senior Housing Support and Resettlement Worker

Date Posted 23/06/2022

Application Closing Date 20/07/2022 23:59

Hours 36 hours per week

Salary £26,765.21 per annum

Location Chester


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 new service within the Group, which has been set up to deliver 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.


Joining us as a Senior Housing Support & Resettlement Worker, you’ll support the Cluster Manager with the delivery of temporary and supported accommodation. You will participate in a rota of on call provision, to ensure forfutures staff working out of normal office hours have appropriate management support.


You’ll ensure the service is delivered in line with contractual requirements, demonstrating leadership to the team of front-line staff, whilst contributing to the transformation within accommodation services, including creating psychologically informed environments and ensuring customers are provided with person centred support.


You will have a working knowledge of social care, health and safety, safeguarding and experience in rental income management and budgeting. You will need to demonstrate empathy and understanding of the issues that our customers face. You will be expected to supervise a team of staff across the Chester area as well as deputise for the Accommodation Manager.


For this role it would be desirable to hold a qualification in social care or equivalent, have excellent IT skills and hold a full driving licence with access to a vehicle. You will have proven ability of supervisor skills, communication skills and excellent service delivery.