Homeless Support worker

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£10 per hour
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Homeless Support Worker required for asap start for homeless hostel in Stoke on trent

Your new company
This homeless hostel has 64 rooms for vulnerable men and women who are homeless and 5 emergency beds for the most entrenched rough sleepers. They require a homeless support worker on an on going basis to provide support to vulnerable adults to help then gain independence and their own accommodation.

Your new role
As a homeless support worker you will be responsible for managing your own caseload of service users who will require one-to-one support plans and risk assessment in order to help regain independence and their own accommodation. On a daily basis you will interact with a variety of vulnerable service users, ranging from homelessness, substance and alcohol abuse, mental health and leaning difficulties which will require you to offer support and have experience dealing with a variety of different vulnerable adults. This will therefore mean you will engage with different agencies, charities and councils in order to help to sign post and gain accommodation and help for these vulnerable service users.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have experience working with vulnerable adults dealing with a variety of different needs, and preferably you will have worked with homeless or rough sleepers in a previous role. It is also preferably for you to have a dbs on the update service. You will be required to have previously worked on support plans and risk assessments in order to be successful in this role. This role requires a shift pattern rota and you will be required to work early and late shifts as well as the occasional weekend.

What you'll get in return
You will work as part of a dedicated team who are successful in helping vulnerable adults to gain their own independence. The pay rate is £10 per hour.

What you need to do now
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