The Support Worker will work with vulnerable households to prevent homelessness arising. They will mainly support households who are in their own tenancy or who are in transition and working towards their own accommodation.
To provide home management and life skills training.
To provide advice and support on accessing local support services.
To provide tenancy maintenance support.
To implement procedures and carry out duties as directed by the Housing Support Officer or Housing Support Assistants.
To keep good records of contact with service users and to ensure that these are kept updated and that they are comprehensive for audit purposes.
Experience of working with people with multiple needs.
Experience of multidisciplinary working.
SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent in Housing or related field.
Be willing to work towards mandatory SSSC Registration.
Maintain SSSC registration through training and development of skills/knowledge.
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
Ability to organise, plan, and monitor workloads.
Effective communication skills both oral and written.
The ability to gain the confidence of people vulnerable to homelessness and ability to build up good rapport with them.
The ability to work in a multidisciplinary manner
The ability to keep accurate records relating to involvement with service users.
You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car.
Ability to relate to people with multiple needs.
Ability to be non-judgmental.
Home visits to clients in Own Tenancies, Temporary Accommodation, and Hostels.
Flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the service.
Ability to work in an open plan office or home working environment as required
Ability to work in different offices depending on the needs of the service.
Adhere to current COVID-19 regulations and guidance.
**PREVIOUS APPLICANTS TO POST MOR05952 NEED NOT APPLY**
Closing Date: 24 September 2021
Starting Salary: £19,490 (pro rata)
£10.34 per hour
18 hours per week
Proposed Interview Date: tbc
For further information, please contact Carol Chambers, Operations Manager on 07967 748846
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