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Brent floating support worker

£11 - £14 per day
Brent
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Job description

Brent Floating Support Worker

Location: Brent

Social Care Assignment: 3 Months (most likely will be extended)

Must have an enhanced DBS Issued within the last 12 months (or on the update service)

Vulnerable young people need your help

Our social care client in Brent needs a Floating Support Worker to provide housing related support to vulnerable ex homeless clients, to ensure they maintain their tenancy and get them ready for an independent lifestyle. You will be supporting 25-30 clients in self-contained supported accommodation units around the borough of Brent, so this is a great opportunity to be out in the community supporting those who need your advice and guidance most!

The clients themselves have low support needs and come from a variety of background including low level substance misuse issues, ex-offenders or those whom were once sleeping rough. You will be helping them improve and obtain the skills and knowledge they need to move into private rented accommodation. In this role you have the chance to really make a difference to the lives of people and help them build towards a new life. You will need to demonstrate patience, perseverance and motivation to really get the best out of your case load, in this social care position

  • Travel costs during working hours will be covered
  • Must be available to work 37.5 hours a week over the following shift patterns:

09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday, 5 days a week

Duties:

  • Oversee a case load of 25-30 clients, organising your week by booking in appointments with each client
  • Writing up the monthly and weekly reports using clear written communication
  • Helping your clients with budgeting, advising around what they can afford and how to get the most out of their financial position
  • Help each client maintain their tenancy, reporting any damages, help each client keep on top of their financial responsibilities
  • Support each client open an emotional level where required and encourage them to take up hobbies, attend appointments and apply for work, education or training
  • Promote independence and teach life skills to enable clients to move on out into an independent lifestyle

If you feel that you have the relevant expertise and skills to tackle this role? do you feel that you are the person to help mentor and guide these vulnerable individuals? Then contact Morgan Hunt now! Our social care client needs YOU!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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George Coombes
Consultant
Housing Team / Social Care Team
London
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