Floating Support Worker

redbridge, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: AM131020_1602605511
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-10-13
  • Location: redbridge, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-12
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

In this role, you will be part of a mixed team providing a dynamic and empowering service to vulnerable clients across a variety of tenures.

We are looking for an experienced support worker who is able to work in a person centred approach with vulnerable adults some who maybe facing homelessness.

All work undertaken will be in line with planned support, making sure that clients are actively involved and that the support offered is full and holistic. The aim of the service is to provide quick and responsive interventions that prevent tenancy breakdown, improves quality of life and promotes independence. FS workers will carry a flexible caseload of clients of varying needs with a focus on tenancy sustainment and homelessness prevention.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM. This post is offered for a minimum of 3 months and candidates will be required to transfer to the organisation's locum bank soon after starting the role. The pay rate for this role is £11.71 per hour, totalling £13.12 inclusive of holiday pay.

To apply for this role, you must have:

o A demonstrable level of experience and understanding of the range of approaches appropriate to working with adults with complex needs including mental & physical ill health, challenging behaviour, offending history and current drug and/or alcohol use

o A working knowledge of being able to support clients into supported accommodation and/or other floating support services, with a demonstrable understanding of Housing and other related legislation

We are looking for an experience support worker who is able to work in a person centred approach with vulnerable adults some who maybe facing homelessness. The hiring managers are keen to understand how candidates are able to demonstrate their skills, abilities and knowledge and apply that to this client group. Candidates should therefore have a good understanding of the housing and welfare system and be able to demonstrate how they have previously supported individuals into alternative accommodations or have prevented clients from being homeless.

Candidates will be required to submit a CV, as well as a detailed cover letter no more than 2 pages of A4 where they must demonstrate the above skillset.

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Floating Support Worker

redbridge, London