Peabody employees

Housing Support Worker - Mersea Rd

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Colchester, CO2
Department: Care and Support
Salary: £18,706 per annum, Sleep ins £73.89

Peabody have a full time, permanent opportunity for a Housing Support Worker to join our team at a young people’s supported housing scheme in Colchester.
Mersea Road provides support and accommodation for young people, aged 16-21 years, being referred through the Essex County Council gateway. The service accommodates and supports 16 & 17 years olds, Care leavers and some 18 to 21 years olds who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

The scheme operates 24 hours, 7 days a week, across 365 days per year (incl. weekends & bank holidays). The staff team work within a rolling rota which includes 1- 2 sleep in duties on average per week. We are looking for someone who has a flexible approach to work with great communication skills. You will also have a good understanding of the issues facing vulnerable young people; experience of working alongside individuals with high support needs who present challenging & risky behaviours.

A good knowledge of the benefits system and entitlements available to young people. You will be key working individuals, empowering them to build upon and develop their independent living skills, supporting them to move forward into independent living via trauma informed approach.

Peabody South East is committed to providing excellent service to both its Tenants and staff. Join us and you could benefit from a package which includes potential earnings of up to £25,000 per annum, Flexible Benefits, 25 days paid holiday (+ bank holiday entitlement)

Please note: Interviews will be conducted using a video call provider.

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