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Date Posted: 10/09/2018

Job Vacancy:

Job Title : Housing Support Worker

Job Type: Part Time ( Three Month Maternity Cover)

Hours: 20 hours

Salary£8.00 /hour

Easy Housing Association is a registered provider of housing and housing related support and also a registered charity and a company. The Association provides its housing and housing related support services to the disadvantaged and socially excluded members of the community.

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced housing support worker self creative, self-motivating and resourceful staff with a willingness to go the extra mile to cover three month maternity leave and based in Birmingham.

You will be providing support to a holistic housing related support service for customers who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Adopting a preventative approach where the root causes of homelessness are proactively addressed at the earliest possible stage; empowering customers to sustain long term achievements.

You will possess excellent communication skills, be resilient, energetic and adaptable to meet individual needs of people who may present with challenging behaviors and complex needs.

As a Housing Support Worker,you will be making a real difference as you will be responsible for providing a supportive, safe and stable environment for vulnerable adults of all ages. You will help them prepare for the challenges life brings, ensuring they are equipped with the necessary skills to thrive independently. This role can be challenging, so you’ll also need to be non-judgmental, sensitive and confident of being able to support people during challenging times.

Although relevant experience, either voluntary or paid, is preferable, it is more important that you’re able to engage with young people and able to see situations from a young person’s perspective.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Full, clean UK driving licence and own car
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Understand the importance of maintaining professional boundaries
  • Good admin skills
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Proactive, can do attitude
  • Seek to enhance knowledge and development
  • Demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the role

On offer is a salary of £8.00 per hour, rising after the probationary period (6 months). Also, Pro rota holiday is on offer, and reimbursement of logged mileage expenses.

If you have an empathetic, professional attitude towards helping others reach their potential, we would like to hear from you. Please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible to :

Experience:

  • Support Environment: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Certificate of Higher Education (Required)

Location:

  • Birmingham, West Midlands (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Full Driving Licence (Preferred) Own car

Closing Date : 21/09/2018

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