Homeless Support Worker

Location
Wyre Forest House
Salary
20983 to 23013
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Job Ref
WFDC000000272
Job Type
Housing
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Part Time
Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit the people of Wyre Forest. You can help shape our District’s future, and you will be part of a workforce that makes a difference.Quality, professionalism and commitment are the key drivers of the services we offer to enhance the quality of life of local residents and visitors to the District. In order to maintain high standards it is necessary to have a diverse workforce who are highly competent and experienced, whose main focus is ensuring the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.

To work with rough sleepers and those at risk of homelessness to assist them to access or sustain accommodation

To support Rough Sleepers and those at risk of rough sleeping off the streets and into emergency accommodation .To work alongside the customer to create a pathway plan into sustainable housing that includes addressing barriers to rehousing.To deliver a pre-tenancy programme for homeless and potentially homeless households living within emergency accommodation. To develop positive relationships and pathways with organisations to ensure early reporting, intervention and support is available for households .

Previous experience in working in a housing environment or similarExperience of working with vulnerable and/or homeless households Experience of providing support to vulnerable households

37 hours per week, 12 month temporary contract.

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Job Description and Person Specification

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