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Homeless Support Worker

Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
£12.17 to £14.96 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Homeless Support Worker to work in Gateshead. This position is initially for a period of 6 months and is paying £12.17 - £14.96 per hour (PAYE and umbrella payment options are available ).

The role:

To provide practical help and advice to homeless people with complex needs to enable them to sustain a future tenancy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide general and practical support and advice to homeless and potentially homeless people with complex needs
  • To work with clients to complete benefit applications and ensure they receive necessary services change to prepare them to move on.
  • To take responsibility for Safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children or vulnerable adults.
  • To advise clients on developing their life skills to enable them to live independently.
  • To liaise and communicate effectively with colleagues, other agencies and clients in order to share knowledge.
  • To report concerns and monitor anti-social behaviour to ensure compliance with statutory duties and current best practice.
  • To monitor and review support accurately recording information and updating tenants records on a regular basis to ensure that appropriate action is taken when required.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: 2 written references, current DBS check and proof of right to work in the UK.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

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  • Job Reference: 701207669-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Seven Resourcing
    Seven Resourcing
  • Location: Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £12.17 to £14.96 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent