Night Support Worker
- Date Posted
- Application Closing Date
- 03/04/2020 23:59
- 36 per week
- £19,000 per annum plus benefits
- Chester / Ellesmere Port / Northwich
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. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an exciting and innovative organisation that is committed to working in partnership to improve lives and make improvements that matter to people.
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. Due to developments and growth within the service we currently have opportunities available for people to work on an occasional basis to supplement the permanent staff when required to assist in the smooth running of the service. You will have the opportunity to work across all of the forfutures services as a waking night worker.
Depending in with area you undertake work you will be providing assistance to improve Customers current situation, providing, advice and support on welfare rights, tenancy rights etc. to customers, through to dealing with immediate support needs of customers within the accommodation service.
With an NVQ Level 2/3 in Social Care or equivalent, candidates will have undertaken relevant training relating to safeguarding and homelessness legislation and practice and will have experience of providing care and/or 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.
ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Closing date: 3rd April 2020
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