We are currently seeking passionate and dedicated candidate for Homeless Support worker to join a Housing organisation service in Preston
You will be working for an excellent provider in Specialist housing, supporting vulnerable adults in the community you are Joining the group at a very exciting time of growth and expansion, which could lead to future progression and development opportunities.
Day-to-day, you`ll support individuals to develop emotional management and personal life skills to achieve greater independence and self-esteem. You will support with Conducting assessments with homeless individuals presenting at the service, Hold planned key-work sessions each week with clients using a person centred flexible approach and Assist with securing move-on to appropriate accommodation.
The ideal candidate will be great listener, with a flexible approach and a flair for planning and prioritising a busy workload, you love motivating and engaging people in a range of rehabilitative activities. What`s more, you will have a good understanding of mental health issues and how they affect people.
The successful candidate will have previous experience working in the community, supporting the homeless, working with vulnerable adults who have suffered with Drug and alcohol abuse, mental health, support in to housing accommodation all this is desirable But not essential as long as there is a willingness to learn and passionate to work and support others, all training will be provided.
This is a full-time position with a starting salary of salary starting at £20000 Mon - Fri 9-5.30pm if there is a need for on call you would be rewarded £25 per day and 45p per mile over time is paid at the hourly rate
Career and progression opportunities
If you have the right skills or experience for this role; apply now or please call Louise on 01772 4001003 - thank you and good luck with your job search