Job Detail

Peripatetic Housing Support and Resettlement Worker

Date Posted
09/07/2020
Application Closing Date
06/08/2020 23:59
Hours
36 per week
Salary
£19,000 per annum
Location
Chester and 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.

We are now looking to recruit a Peripatetic Housing Support and Resettlement Worker to join us to work alongside customers, using a person-centred approach to support them in practical tasks which will help to achieve the goals and outcomes as outlined in their support plans and risk assessments.

Engaging with customers on a one to one basis to support them in their journey towards accessing and maintaining independent accommodation, you will provide practical help and support in areas such as budgeting, nutrition, health care, life skills and applying for welfare benefits; building customer’s confidence, personal worth, motivation, emotional well-being and a positive work ethic.

Working collaboratively with the Change Co-ordinator in enabling customers to understand the impact and consequences of the decisions they make and the actions they take, you must engage with customers, helping them to access services and connect with their communities as a means to improve wellbeing and prospects of employment.

With an NVQ level 2/3 in Social Care or equivalent and a safeguarding qualification, the successful candidate will have experience of providing care and/or support services within a social care setting (supported housing, care, nursing, residential) and hold a driving licence and have access to a vehicle. An understanding of the support needs and the issues facing our customers is essential, as is a reasonable knowledge of the benefit/welfare systems.

As well as a generous holiday entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a pension scheme and staff discount club membership. We’ll also make sure you get the training and benefits you deserve.

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ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community including those who wish to work part time or reduced hours.

Closing date: 6th August 2020

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