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Housing Support Workers - Braintree

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Braintree, CM7
Department: Care and Support
Salary: £19,080 per annum, plus £73.89 for sleep ins

Braintree Homeless service provides accommodation for a range of homeless households (vulnerable single adults, families) who require support before moving on into independent living. Tenants are offered help to develop skills such as budgeting, setting up home and seeking employment or training.  Staff also provide advice and support to help tenants gain access to other services and organisations. For example, they will help tenants to access health services, social care or specialist services.

Please note there is no personal care involved within this role.

The service has a number of sites all within easy reach of Braintree Town Centre, including a hostel and self-contained properties.  

Whether you have experience paid or unpaid, we are looking for people with life skills and a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable adults.  No two days will be the same as you support customers with all aspects of their individual requirements.  Knowledge of the benefit system and previous experience or knowledge of supporting young people, are desirable but not essential. Good IT skills are essential.

The three week rolling is rota is subject to sleep-ins usually 2 per week paid (at an additional rate). The shifts are based on a three week rolling rota with regular sleep-ins across seven days. Current shift pattern is based upon a 2pm -11pm + sleep ins, followed by an 8am -3pm shift. The role requires the ability to work shifts across Bank Holidays including the Christmas period.

For more information, please call the manager Renee on: 07983 561538.

Video interviews to take place week commencing 8 March 2021.

Advertised: GMT Standard Time
Closing date: GMT Standard Time

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