Lead Link Worker

Recruiter
Salvation Army Housing Association
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Sector
Property
Contract Type
Permanent
Lead Link Worker A great opportunity to work for a worthwhile Housing Association SAHA is a registered housing association providing housing and support primarily for single homeless people. Position: Lead Link Worker Location: Binswood, Warwickshire Contract: Permanent, full time Hours: 37.5 per week (including weekends and late cover) Salary: GBP19,086 per annum Benefits include: 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays, Life Assurance, Pension scheme and an Employee Health Assistance Programme. Closing Date: 15th October 2017 About the role: SAHA's Warwickshire Service is made up of112 accommodation based support packages The services are located in Nuneaton & Bedworth and North Warwickshire in the north and in Warwick district (which includes Kenilworth and Leamington Spa) in the south. Their aim is to assist clients to gain the skills necessary for independent living. They are looking for a Lead Link Worker working across the services. In this role you will be responsible for: -Effectively managing an assigned caseload contingent on needs, strengths, abilities and preferences of the client served -Providing assessment, monitoring, planning, linkage and advocacy for clients involved in the service -Possessing a clear understanding of the service delivery and resources necessary and available for the homeless population including government initiatives to ensure clients are work ready -Ensuring that all clients are given the security and support to maximise their independence, dignity and choice in accordance with the aims of the service About you: The successful candidate will have experience of working within the supported housing sector and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the associated risks. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, service users and other agencies to achieve positive outcomes You will be a well organised individual with a knowledge of being able to manage and coordinate caseloads. Excellent IT skills are essential to this role, experience of using client support systems or similar would be beneficial. Above all If you are hardworking, creative, innovative, able to think outside the box, work well on your own as well as part of a team which delivers positive outcomes and have a real passion for working with our client group then they would love to hear from you. A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for this post. Applicants need an understanding of and should be in sympathy with the Christian Basis of the Organisation. You may have experience of the following: Link Worker, Housing Officer, Housing Coordinator, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Customer Service, Housing Team Leader, Supervisor, Not For Profit, Housing Legislation, Estate Management, Management, Tenancy, Safeguarding etc. This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.