Housing Support Workers - Support to Independence Team

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/11/2020 23:59
Grade 5 £24491 - £27041
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sunderland & Area
Closing date:
4 Nov
Further Information

Housing Support Workers - Support to Independence Team 6 posts
Grade 5 £24491 - £27041
Full time rota covering days, evenings and weekends

We are recruiting to our Support to Independence Team and are looking for a suitably skilled, experienced and enthusiastic individual to join the management team, working alongside a team of Housing support workers within Together for Children’s internal supported accommodation provisions.

To work as part of a team. Working rota, Providing direct day to day supportive tasks and duties to young people, such as advice and guidance on benefit claims and employment/training opportunities.

To undertake the role of link worker and develop risk assessments, undertake planned formal one to one work to ensure that individualised independent living skills of young people are progressed, and be able to live independently and maintain their own tenancy.
To encourage, coach and mentor young people to engage in the support offered and learn skills that will assist them with independent living.

See Job description for further details.

The role requires flexible working hours, including some weekends.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing 4th November

Please note
This job is closed for applications.