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Housing Support Worker

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20 Sep 2022
Housing Support Worker, Look Ahead Care Support and Housing, North Surrey. Walton-On-Thames Job description: Looking for a new role where you can make a difference every day? We're looking for a kind, compassionate and resilient Housing Support Worker to join our Walton-On-Thames service. £22,500 per annum, working 35 hours per week, plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, staff discounts, healthcare and career progression. Look Ahead is a dynamic, leading, not-for-profit care and support provider in London and the South East. As an organisation we deliver over 110 services, providing support to around 7000 customers each year. We work across mental health, homelessness, young people and learning disabilities so there are plenty of opportunities to grow and progress your career with us. We're looking for a Housing Support Worker to join our complex needs service. No personal care required. To enable vulnerable people living in a variety of different tenures to manage their tenancies/ licences and prevent homelessness by providing a flexible and individually tailored support package. Essential: Up to NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent or experience in the social care/charity sector Job Overview: As part of a team of support staff at the Walton-On-Thames service, your role will focus on working closely with customers to help them build and gain their independence and meet their goals and aspirations. This involves supporting them with a range of life skills for example helping customers with budgeting, applying for benefits, undertake key-working responsibilities for a caseload assigned by the Manager. Ensure that referrals to the service are managed effectively and in line with the referrals and assessment procedure. Undertake initial and assessments and continuous reviews of support needs and potential risks and agree levels of support and actions. Create and review support/ action plans for providing appropriate housing-related support based on the assessment and reflecting the services and resources available. Please see the careers portal for more infiormation
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  • Job Reference: 717193712-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Location: Surrey
  • Salary: £22,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: 25 days Annual Leave
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent