BRC

Published: 15th May 2019

Location

Bristol

Job Type

Reference
BRCRT - RT 1
Salary
£10.32 per hour
Contract Duration
n/a

Description

Are you passionate about helping vulnerable people? Do you have experience of working with vulnerable people that come from unsupportive communities and want to guide and support them in their personal, social and educational development to help them reach their full potential in society?
 
If so, we have a temporary-to-permanent housing support worker role based in the heart of the beautiful and modern city of Bristol that you might be interested in!
 
Our client, a small yet growing Housing Association in Bristol is seeking a Housing Support Worker for their low-to-medium level scheme. Be involved with this small and supportive team, where everyone is seen as a valued member of a small work family.
 
The main function of the role is to provide practical and emotional support to those that have various complex needs such as substance misuse, mental health, homelessness experience to enable them to maintain their tenancies, participate in meaningful activities such as education, training or employment and resettle to appropriate accommodation in the community.
 
This is a challenging yet rewarding role, allowing you to make a valuable difference, working in a team of like-minded professionals. Benefit from the ability to work Flexi hours throughout Monday-Friday, with no need to work evenings or weekends, you will have the perfect work life balance.
 
The successful candidate will be able to establish positive working relationships with clients, support them with welfare benefit forms and deal with any disputes or maintenance issues. Some experience of housing management duties is advantageous encompassed with managing a caseload of clients and completing risk assessments. Accompany clients to accommodation viewings, coaching them in the valuable life skills required to sustain their tenancies.
 
If you are looking for your next role working with vulnerable individuals, have an ability to understand and implement professional boundaries and have a proactive approach to motivate and engage others then please apply with an up to date CV!

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