Floating Housing Support Worker (14 hours)

At Restore we offer support and housing to people that would be otherwise homeless.  You will play a critical role in supporting our residents in the community once they have moved into their own accommodation after a period of time at Restore.

We are looking for a female support worker to best support our female residents.

The Floating Housing Support Worker will be expected to:

  • To work in partnership with the Housing Support Workers completing a handover prior to a tenant moving into their own accommodation.
  • To support tenants in the moving process with setting up bills, direct debits and applying for grants through York Council to access funds for furniture. 
  • Completing support plan paperwork and writing an action plan of how to support a tenant.
  • Assisting the tenant in progressing through their action plans by providing support or referring to agencies who can provide more specialist support
  • Attending appointments with tenants as well as assisting them in completion of paperwork and phone calls
  • Assessing need, and providing support necessary to aid the physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellbeing of tenants
  • Assessing and documenting risk including any changes in risk.
  • Assisting tenants with their benefits claims to ensure that they are receiving the money to which they are entitled
  • Completing tenancy workshops for existing Restore residents prior to moving out.
  • Assisting tenants in engaging with activities and support in their local community
  • Attending the weekly staff team meeting and morning prayers
  • Leading staff devotions as part of the rota
  • Ensure that service delivery is in line with local policies and procedures and legislative framework
  • Assisting with on call procedure throughout evenings and weekends (on a rota).
  • Commitment to pray regularly for Restore and its tenants
  • Ensure accurate, timely and secure storage of paperwork and electronic files in the office
  • Provide leave of absence cover for other Restore York Housing Support Workers where necessary
  • Helping tenants move towards employment or volunteering where possible

 

For full list click on the job description.

*This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Please apply by sending a CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to office@restoreyork.co.uk

Closing date:  21st Dec 2021

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 3rd Jan 2022

This position is a one year fixed term contract.

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Location

York
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom

Salary
£19000.00 to £22000.00
Category
Compensation
Pro-Rata
Hours
Part Time
Deadline
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Contact E-mail Address
office@restoreyork.co.uk