Temp to Perm Homeless Support Worker – Nottingham

  • Location:
    Nottingham Nottingham Nottingham Nottingham
  • Salary:
    c£9 - c£12 / per hour, D.O.E
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare & Education Jobs
  • Deadline:
    April 13, 2022

Do you want to work in rewarding role that has a positive impact on the community? Express Recruitment is searching for the ideal candidate for a fantastic opportunity to support the homeless and vulnerable within Nottingham to live independently and end the cycle of homelessness within our community.

Our client is seeking a highly committed and empathetic individual who is able to provide a first line response to maintain tenancies and provide opportunities to people in need of help to access the various services they will require.

Duties to include:

  • Support high risk individuals with complex needs and requirements
  • Assess client cases to identify the correct preventative measures
  • Focus on helping clients to live independently
  • Liaise regularly with local authorities and external agencies
  • Build strong relationships with clients in order to ensure the best possible service
  • Provide assistance to gain employment and live independently

Skills and Experience:

  • Recent experience of working to prevent homelessness in a social housing environment
  • Confident in dealing with challenging behaviour and resistance
  • Ability to handle cases of drug and alcohol abuse
  • Knowledge of housing benefit and universal credit desirable
  • Proven track record of providing an outstanding customer service
  • Adaptable to new situations and challenges as they arise
  • Excellent problems solver with the ability to contribute creative ideas

Location: Nottingham

Salary: c£9.00 – £12.00 per hour, D.O.E

Hours: Full Time (flexible)

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.