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Support Worker - Manchester

Job Title: Support Worker - Manchester
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Manchester
Salary: £11.20 - 11.20 per hour
REF: ATRDYL020420207
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

 Support Worker – Manchester (Riverside Group)

Salary: £11.20

Fulltime: 37 hours (Maybe more)

Job Purpose:

The delivery of individual, positive outcome focused support packages to clients of Riverside’s supported schemes.
Ensuring that the support service promotes empowerment and independence.
To be part of a staff team that is committed to ‘best practice’ in the social housing field.
Work proactively with clients to achieving their personalised support outcomes.

Key Tasks

Delivering a ‘best practice’ support service, appropriate to clients’ needs.

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.

Knowledge of ‘best practice’ in both crisis intervention and planned support working.

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.

Working in line with ‘health and safety’ and safeguarding requirements to ensure the overall safety and security of the client.

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.

Experience Preferred

Experience of working with vulnerable client groups.

Experience of delivering structured support in either housing or social care.

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

For more information, please apply with your up to date CV or email Nana Kyeremeh on or contact me on 02085149137