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Support Worker

£12 - £13 per hour

Job description

Our client

Morgan Hunt is working with an organisation who provide specialist housing and support services to vulnerable people including asylum seekers, ex-offenders, expectant and new mums, people with mental health issues, recovering addicts, survivors of domestic abuse, those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless and young people leaving care.

We are looking to recruit a Support Worker, supporting homeless adults in multiple supported housing services across Bury. The role involves working Monday - Friday with one weekend in 3 and working a mixture of early and late shifts. This is an ongoing, temporary post whilst permanent recruitment takes place.

The role - Support Worker

As a Support Worker, you will;

* Manage referrals coming in to the service and complete assessments to determine eligibility and needs.
* Devise personalised support plans based on the outcomes of needs assessment.
* Carry a small caseload and deliver individualised packages of support based on needs.
* Provide housing related support for example support with universal credit and housing benefit entitlement.
* Support clients with daily living skills to develop independence and the ability to sustain a tenancy
* Advocate for and accompanying clients to appointments and meetings when required
* Maintain close contact and good relationships with other housing providers and organising in the area
* Liaise effectively with statutory, non-statutory and voluntary agencies
* Keep full and clear records of progress using IT systems
* Support in the facilitation of group sessions

The candidate - Support Worker
* Experience of supporting vulnerable and chaotic client groups
* Experience of managing a caseload and completing risk and need assessments.
* Experience of facilitating group work sessions
* Experience of working with external stakeholders and organisations
* A driving license is required due to the travel involved within this role.
* Due to the nature of the role an Enhanced DBS is required dated within the last 12 months or on the update service.

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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