Sustainable Housing Support Worker

Location Enfield
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: £Up to £15 per hour
Contact name: Shona Inglis

Contact email: singlis@novaxrecruitment.com
Job ref: RQ462245_1637315145
Published: 8 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Sustainable Housing Support Worker
Enfield
£15 per hour
Full Time Contract

We are seeking Sustainable Housing Support Worker to supporting residents with a history of street homelessness, in sustaining their homes and moving onto permanent accommodation, mostly in the private rented sector.

Main responsibilities include:-

  • deliver proactive support to applicants with multiple and complex support needs to help them access and maintain accommodation.
  • manage a caseload and ensure all aspects of support work is carried out in accordance with legislation, safeguarding, policies and procedures.
  • will collaborate with internal and external partners to improve outcomes for applicants with multiple and complex support.
  • ensure all service users' documentation is relevant and update and that data is accurately entered into the various IT systems.
  • contribute to efficient service delivery as an individual and as part of a team, in accordance with local policies procedures and legislation (including shift work where required).


Key Skills and Requirements include:-

  • Ability to assess, design, plan, implement Sustainable Housing Support Plans.
  • Experience of providing housing support to people who have experienced homelessness across a range of projects, including Housing First, Dispersed, Shared Accommodation and Private Rented Sector.
  • Experience of providing housing support services to people who have experienced homelessness, including people with multiple and complex support needs, such as rough sleepers, people leaving prison/hospital, MAPPA.
  • Ability to ensure all aspects of casework is carried out in accordance with relevant legislation, safeguarding policies and initiatives set.
  • Good knowledge of welfare, housing and homelessness policy, strategies, legislation, and case law, and its implementation within a statutory homelessness service.


For more information, Shona on 01612330034