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Housing Worker – Young Parents / Housing Plus Service

Torquay

  • Full time
  • 2022-07-10
  • £21,840 a year
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 170622-33999

Can you support vulnerable people to live independent, fulfilling lives?

Do you enjoy having a rewarding job where you can really make a difference?

Torbay Housing Services has an exciting opportunity for a Housing Worker with experience or a passion to work with young people/parents and vulnerable adults. You will provide high quality, one to one housing support to give our customers the best opportunities, enabling them to maintain their accommodation and own wellbeing, for customers in recovery, with Mental health issues and / or with learning disabilities.

Your duties will include providing a housing related support service, that achieves organisational targets against rent arrears and voids, ensuring successful tenancy or licence management followed by move on for customers.

In return we offer: * A competitive annual salary of £21,840 per annum *26 days annual leave  *Healthcare plan *Company pension scheme – up to 10% of salary * Mobile phone and laptop* Free training and funds to complete an NVQ * We pay for your DBS * Casual dress code *No personal care responsibilities * £250 refer a friend scheme

Your working pattern will include 30 hours per week within Torbay Young parents supported accommodation service and 7.5 hours per week working with Torbay Housing Plus Service. You will work on a Rota basis, this will entail working one day per week covering a 10a.m-6p.m shift within Torbay Young Parents.

Is this you?

Adaptability with your excellent communication skills
A solution focused thinker with the ability to work creatively
Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children.
Ability to proficiently use IT systems to manage rents and record case management notes.
Ability to manage voids and seek new referrals.
In this role the Housing Worker is frequently working on their own in the projects.

Apply below. Within the covering statement please highlight how you meet the person specification.

Closing date: 10th July 2022

Interview dates: 18th July 2022

We aim to promote an inclusive environment, which attracts people from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences to advance the service we provide, for the benefit of all our employees and communities we support.  

Job location

Torquay
Devon
TQ2 5NY

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Job category

Care / support worker, Learning disabilities, Mental health

Profile

Westward Housing Westward Housing Group is a major housing association

Type of organisation

Charity

Sector

Other

Description

Westward Housing Group is a major housing association in the south west and includes commercial arm Horizon Homes.

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