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Housing Support Worker

  • Location:

    Burton-on-Trent

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lynsey Ford

  • Contact email:

    Lynsey.Ford@brookstreetsocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BMC/649432_1711121283

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    21/04/2024

  • Startdate:

    22/04/24

Job Description

Housing Support Worker
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000
Location: Burton Upon Trent - Across 3 sites
Hours & Shift Pattern: 40 Hours - Working hours are from 8am - 6pm - Monday to Friday & Occasional Weekends, 5 out of 7 days on a rota basis

Are you looking for a new role that will give you a sense of achievement?


I am looking for someone who has a keen interest in supporting people who are at risk of becoming homeless. You will become part of an amazing team who will support the service users in their journey to allow them to live independently and re-engage within the community. If this sounds like the role for you, I would love to hear from YOU today!

I am in partnership and collaborating with a fantastic national client who are a registered care and support charity, who specialise in delivering homes, services, and innovation for the most disadvantaged communities in the country and provide support to vulnerable adults. They provide the very best service, and they would love your help to continue that process.

What`s in it for YOU?
For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary between £24,000 - £26,000, and will be entitled to a very desirable employee package, which includes 24 days of annual leave, 8 bank holidays, birthday off, ongoing training, and massive opportunities for progression.

Overview of the Role
I am looking for a full-time Housing Support Worker to provide person centred support to service users, reporting any safeguarding concerns in line with policies and procedures. To support service users with life skills and empower them to make a positive contribution to society and become self-sufficient; this includes recording case studies that reflect achievements of outcomes.

Key Responsibilities
Completing and following clear risk assessments, and adhering to the organisations Health and Safety Policy, maintaining accurate records in line with the requirements (including detailed support plans, risk assessments and regular checks)
Support service users with their tenancies
Support service users who struggle with their vulnerabilities

Required Skills, Experience, & Knowledge
Experience support people sustain their tenancies
Experience working with vulnerable people who have been subject to homelessness
Experience working with vulnerable people who have been subject to substance misuse
Transferable skills which could enable you to support vulnerable adults who are at risk of homelessness

Is your current role related?
If you are interested in this position, please don`t be put you off should you think you don`t have the experience. If you come from the following areas and job roles, I would LOVE to talk to you too!


Criminal Justice, Police, Prison & Probation services - if you work with ex-offenders, or supporting those at risk of re-offending, please do apply! As you may be aware, lots of those at risk of homelessness, may have a background within offending.

Children & Young People`s services - if you work with young people or young adults who have experiences of gang violence, are LAC (looked after children), or are care leavers, your experience is brilliant too!


If successful, you will be required to have a current DBS on the update service, eligibility of right to work, and your start date will be subject to sufficient references.

To be considered for this exceptional and rewarding opportunity, click apply today!

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