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Independent Living Support Worker

Job Title: Independent Living Support Worker
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hull
Industry:
Salary: £11.00 - 14.20 per hour
REF: BSRIVFLOATHULL2402
Contact Name: Bal Sunner
Contact Email: Bals@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Description

4Recruitment Services are seeking to recruit an  Independent Living Support Worker  to support our clients customers to maintain tenancy and support to access external services in the Hull area.

The clients service users are either homeless, or those at risk of homelessness, over the age of 18.

The client offers a  Places of Change scheme for the homeless, providing temporary accommodation with support and training.

The role will require you to work collaboratively as part of a committed team to deliver an outstanding service and a range of personalised support that puts customers first, empowering them to achieve their goals and aspirations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • To support customers to live independently/ resettle into permanent and secure accommodation
  • Ensuring the delivery of individual personalised support packages, reflective of different client needs, including culture and diversity issues.
  • Assisting clients with day-to-day tenancy issues, payment of rent, claiming benefits, preparing units to let.
  • Undertaking referrals and assessments of potential clients, working with them to identify the most appropriate housing solution for their needs.
  • Ensuring clients have access to relevant external support services.
  • Working with clients to agree and set goals and actions.
  • Meeting clearly defined client outcome targets through key-working, support plans, risk assessments and other interventions.
  • Ensuring that opportunities for education, training and employment opportunities are integral to the support service. The aim being to enable clients to develop the life skills to live as independently as possible
  • Maintaining accurate and timely records of all activities including the maintenance of a support planning database.
  • Providing practical support and information to clients when entering the service and throughout their involvement with the service, e.g., assisting clients in the completion of occupancy agreements and welfare benefit claims.
  • Report repairs and maintenance needs on behalf of the client following agreed procedures.
  • Promote and encourage a high level of client involvement, consultation and communication.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience of working with vulnerable client groups.
  • Experience of delivering structured support in either housing or social care.
  • An understanding of the barriers faced by vulnerable and diverse customer groups and individuals with complex needs. 
  • An understanding of the current UK Benefit System and working knowledge of Universal Credit
  • Team player with a caring, empathetic, flexible and have a resilient, can-do attitude.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Desirable: Experience of working in a care and support environment & Knowledge of Psychological or Trauma Informed approaches to support.

What we offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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

To discuss this vacancy in further detail or any other vacancies , please contact our Team on 0800 988 6307 or email  gpadmin@4recruitmentservices.com.

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