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Housing Support Worker - Halifax

Job Title: Housing Support Worker - Halifax
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax
Industry:
Salary: £13.61 - 13.61 per hour
Start Date: 25/03/2024
Duration: 2 months initially
REF: SD1403202401
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email: enquiries@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 29 days ago

Job Description

Housing Support Worker - Halifax

Are you a passionate, dedicated Housing Support Worker looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting 3 Housing Support Workers to join a team based in Halifax.

Umbrella Rate: £13.61 per hour 

Duration: 25/03/2024 – 2 months initially

Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00, 37 hrs/week – Hybrid

Housing Support Worker role: Full JD Available

  • Direct work with people/ families who have fled domestic abuse, some who have drug/alcohol/Mental Health needs
  • Support them to maintain their current Temporary Accommodation while supporting them to find more permanent accommodation
  • Assist clients to secure and move into settled accommodation and where necessary ensure that continued support is in place
  • Support them with recovery from DA trauma and their complex needs
  • Supporting them to keep safe through a coordinated approach to Risk Assessing (DRAMM & MARAC and accessing our Partner agencies)
  • Identify the practical and support needs of the households concerned, develop detailed support plans
  • Complete comprehensive risk/safety assessments and plans
  • Assist to apply for benefits, secure health, education and other services and integrate into their local communities
  • Assist clients to obtain appropriate benefit payments, health care and all other services to which they are entitled
  • Make arrangements for children to enter local schools, colleges and nurseries and as a link between parents and the schools
  • Liaise with the Housing Options Team and provide information necessary
  • Attend relevant meetings including MARAC, as well as plan and arrange specific case meetings and reviews e.g. MDT’s (Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings)
  • Maintain comprehensive, accurate and up to date records and to provide statistics and data as required

Essential Requirements

  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance
  • Experience of working directly with adults and children who have experienced domestic abuse
  • Experience of housing support work
  • Knowledge of managing and assessing risk
  • Ability to influence and motivate others to change behaviour
  • Ability of lone working
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced Child DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Housing Support Worker friends or colleagues.

If you are a Housing Support Worker and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, sammyd@4recruitmentservices.com 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.