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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: SHPHB28
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2023-03-28
  • Location: , London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2023-04-25
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment
Arch Resourcing is currently recruiting for a Floating Support Worker, to work in the Lambeth area. The service provides support to clients with varying vulnerabilities who are at risk of eviction and require housing related support.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Friday on a rota basis. The core hours are between 10AM - 4PM; with flexible starting/finishing hours between 8AM-6PM. Cover is required for 6 months. 

In this position, you will be required to:
  • Hold a caseload of 26 clients and carry out regular key working sessions resulting in agreed SMART Support Plans which are reviewed regularly
  • Provide housing advice to clients in order for them to maintain their tenancies including advising clients of their rights and responsibilities as well as advocating on their behalf as necessary
  • Complete comprehensive and on-going needs and risk assessments
  • Identify and promote opportunities for clients to participate in the community through education, volunteering, employment and leisure activities.
  • Liaise with external agencies and internal departments in order to maximise client support services, funding and referrals
  • Identify, report and follow up any safeguarding concerns.
Please note, this role involves lone working

To apply for this role, you must have:
  • Experience working with vulnerable people who have mental health support needs, substance use issues, dual diagnosis, are at risk of homelessness and other complex needs.
  • An understanding of some of the issues that can arise when working with vulnerable people with a range of backgrounds and support needs including: physical and mental ill health, problematic substance use, a history of offending and learning difficulties.
  • Experience of holding a caseload and completing comprehensive risk and needs assessments
  • Experience of providing a quality service with an insight into empowering clients through using the principles of assessment, planning, goal setting, and advocacy
  • Experience of Floating Support
  • The ability to effectively liaise with a range of external service providers and agencies

If you are interested in applying for the role please give the office a call on 0203 920 9344 and ask for Heather.
Alternatively you can send your CV to heather.burrows@archresourcing.com
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