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Homelessness Floating Support Worker

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Specialist social care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £11 per hour + Pension + Holiday Pay

  • Contact:

    Joseph Leighton

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    MarthaFSW20_1607022876

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2/01/2021

  • Startdate:

    14/12/20 and (ASAP)

Job Description

Job title: Homelessness Floating Support Worker
Location: Bristol
Pay rate: £11.00
Start Date: 15/12/2020 (Estimate start date)
Contract Type: Temporary

Do you enjoy work that helps others and is rewarding? Then look no further!

We are looking for highly experienced Floating Support Workers in the Bristol area who have worked with:

-Adults with alcohol/drug addictions

-Supporting Adults with Mental Health Issues

-Giving housing related Support, Advice and Assistance

You will be supporting men and women between the ages of 18-60 offering resettlement support to those who are moving into new accommodation.

The aim of the support is to improve mental health and physical wellbeing, including crisis management, facilitating access to other specialist support services and liaising with those services as appropriate. It includes help with managing money, settling into a new community, finding voluntary work or training courses and help to find activities during the day. There is a high level of support in the beginning which will gradually be reduced as they feel their daily routines easier to manage.

Qualities we are looking for as a Floating Support Worker:
- Take a person-centred approach
- Help people to make the right choices
- Bring out the best in people
- Respect people's differences
- Friendly, kind, and compassionate

What we'll need from you:
- A minimum of 6 month's experience; working with the homeless, adults with drug/aclcohol addictions and mental health complications
- A DBS registered for the Update Service would be a great advantage
- Drivers preferred

Benefits:

-Short term contract (contractual hours)
-Competitive pay rate

-Supporting a service of a high reputation
-Holiday Pay and Pension Scheme
-On-going training and development
-Up to full time hours available

-Unsociable hours offered

If you think this role would be perfect for you why not get in touch today for an immediate start. Please contact Martha Cassidy on: 0117 948 6300 to find out more information or even just for an informal chat.

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