Housing Support Worker

Housing Support Worker

Reed | Gloucestershire, England, UK

Posted 6 days ago

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Are you in the market for some additional shifts, if so this is the role for you.

Reed Talent Solutions are currently recruiting flexible relief staff for our Gloucester based client. This will include covering annual leave and sickness. This role is based in a large 50 bedroom property in Gloucester. The property caters to those over 18 (male and female) who have been or are at risk of homelessness, and who have complex needs. Referrals are through the Local Authority.

The client offer three services:

• A short-term accommodation based high support service for single people over the age of 18 with multiple and complex needs e.g. street homelessness, addictions, offending behaviour, mental health problems.• Re-enablement service for longer term low level re-enablement support with any domiciliary care/registered care needs being fulfilled by a domiciliary care agency.• Emergency short term accommodation service for homeless people whilst longer term accommodation options are being considered by the Local Authority.

At present I can confirm the following requirements:

Locations – Gloucester, GL1 3NEPayrate- Day: £10.25ph Night: £11.28phShift Patterns- Day and night shifts

Your duties will include:

• Providing a high-quality customer focused service• Encourage and enable customers to be as independent as possible.• Safe and well patrols of scheme and customers• Monitor CCTV• Light cleaning duties• Addressing challenging behaviour• Health and Safety checks

Experience/ Skills required:

• Experience working with vulnerable adults/ homelessness• Excellent communication required both oral and written• Tact, patience, and the ability to cope in difficult situations and challenging behaviour• DBS update service is desirable

If you meet the above requirements, please apply with your up to date CV.