Floating Support Worker Wanted!
Location: South and Southeast London boroughs
Social Care Assignment: 2-3 Months
Hours: Mon - Fri, 09:00-17:00
Pay: £13.00 - £17.50 per hour
Must have an enhanced DBS Issued within the last 12 months (or on the update service)
Our social care client 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 20-25 clients in self-contained supported accommodation units around south and southeast London. 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 a variety of support needs and come from a variety of backgrounds including low level substance misuse issues, ex-rough sleepers and those who are battling various low - medium risk mental health issues. You will be helping them improve and obtain the skills and knowledge they need to maintain their property and live an independent 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 expensed
- 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
- Oversee a case load of 20-25 low to medium needs clients
- Organising your week by booking 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
- Oversee and maintain a positive relationship between your client and their landlord
- Support clients emotionally
- Empower you clients and encourage them to take up hobbies, attend appointments and apply for work, education, or training
- Encourage your client to engage with the community
- Promote independence and teach life skills
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!