Peabody employees

Housing Support Worker, Laindon (Ar)

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Laindon, SS16
Department: Care and Support
Salary: £18,706 per annum, Sleep ins £73.89

Peabody are looking for a full time, permanent Housing Support Worker to work in our Laindon supported Housing hostels, for single people and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Basildon Temporary Housing service has 36 properties for households who are at risk of homelessness or have been homeless. We work with young people, single adults and families. Some will move on to social housing whilst others may be found intentionally homeless and will move to the private rented sector.

Staff provide a support service to meet the needs of licensees whilst they live within the service consisting of 10 self-contained flats, 7 bungalows and 23 bedsit rooms with shared facilities within Laindon, Basildon. The team works closely with Basildon Borough Council to facilitate move-on into appropriate accommodation.

You will have a good knowledge of welfare benefits, Risk assessments and support planning processes, safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children, able to promote independent living skills, advice and guidance around tenancy management, employment education and training. 

Good communication skills and computer skills are vital, as is the ability to keep accurate records, work as part of a team and manage a caseload.

Peabody offers its staff a range of benefits, including paid annual leave, sick pay and job specific training. There are also opportunities to work in other schemes and so increase your earnings.

You will form part of the 24 hours, 7 days a week rolling rota. This includes some early starts and sleep in duties per week so you will require a flexible approach to working.

For an informal chat please call Sam on: 07341 888550.

Please note we are using a video meeting facility to conduct interviews.

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