BRC

Published: 18th November 2021

Location

Ipswich

Job Type

Reference
BRCER928473
Salary
£10 - £11 per hour

Description

Housing Support Worker– Ex-Offenders

LOCATION:            Ipswich

 

Duration:                 6 months +

 

Salary:                       Negotiable

 

HOURS:                    37 per week (Mon-Fri 8.30am – 5pm)

 

Are you an experienced and accommodation focused support worker with a good background in supporting clients that have complex needs those who have left the prison service? If so, national, and well-established organisation is looking for fulltime temporary worker to cover maternity leave.

 

Day to day duties:

  • Oversee a caseload of ex-offenders and help into secure accommodation
  • Engage with referral agencies, authorities and other organisations
  • Carry out initial face to face housing assessments taking account of risk situation and need to facilitate any appropriate actions and outcomes
  • Construct an effective accommodation plan
  • Always adhere to probation and prison information security requirements
  • Respond to internal or external complaints promptly, challenging any anti-social behaviour and reporting any risks.
  • Promote the benefits of gaining qualifications and skills and the extent to which this may assist participants in their training and search for employment.
  • Identify and take the necessary actions to protect children and vulnerable adults and promote their welfare in accordance with safeguarding policies and procedures

Must have:

  • Enhanced DBS within the last 12 months or on the update service
  • Previous housing support or accommodation support experience
  • Driver with full UK license

 

Desirable:

  • Previous experience working with ex-offenders

 

For more information on this income focused role please contact Emily Rex on 0117 923 9100 or apply below!

 

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