Senior Support Worker

£13 - £17 per hour
London
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Senior Support Worker

Pay: £13 - £17 per hour

Location: London

Duration: 2-3 months (possible extension)

Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00

We have a fantastic opportunity available, working with one of our main social care clients throughout London. In this role you will be working in a unique team who support a whole host of customers. You will be covering a case load of 10 to 15 clients. Half of which will have complex needs whom will require most of your time, while the rest are more independent with low needs. Most of the case load will be in some form of accommodation. Examples include, private rented, housing scheme, temporary accommodation, Hostel, temporary hotel, or sofa surfing. Some of your case load will also be homeless, sleeping rough on the street so you will need to be flexible in your approach with each case being unique.

Each customer will have different goals in accordance with their situation, for example someone who is in temporary accommodation will have the aim of obtaining longer term accommodation, or if one of your customers is sleeping rough you will be working with them to get them into any form of accommodation possible in accordance with their needs.

A large proportion of the case load will be in longer term accommodation so you will need to be well versed in tenancy sustainment. Advising your clients on how to live independently, helping to sustain their tenancy, ensuring that they do not end up back on the streets

Other Duties include:

  • Carrying out and updating needs and risk assessments
  • Applying for universal credit, benefits, housing applications and other forms that they may need assistance with
  • Applying for right to work documents
  • Linking clients in with external agencies such as GP's, drug and alcohol charity, move on teams and housing options
  • Keeping up to date with written reports, using clear written communication
  • Managing your own diary to ensure your case load is covered

The customers are based throughout every borough of London, so this is a great opportunity to travel around London, working in different areas every week. Your travel expenses are covered from the moment your shift begins. Reports can be written from home, or you can Hybrid work from the office. The Office is based in Lewisham. The closest station being New Cross.

In order to apply for this role, you must have experience within a similar position and have an enhanced child and adult DBS check issued within the last 12 months or one that is on the update service. If you need a DBS, please get in touch

Do not hesitate to apply for this role if you are interested! It's a fantastic opportunity!

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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