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Housing Support Worker, Newhythe

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Work type: Fixed-Term - Part Time
Location: Colchester, CO3
Department: Care and Support
Salary: £19,080 pro rata

An opportunity has arisen to work at our vulnerable young families supported housing scheme in Colchester as a Housing Support Worker. This is a 6 months maternity cover opportunity, 30hrs per week. This is offered as a secondment opportunity for internal applicants.

The scheme provides support & accommodation to young people  aged 16-18 years or in some cases up to 21 years either pregnant or have care of a baby (single people or couples) who are open to social care. The scheme operates Mon-Fri 9am-7pm.

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 families.
  • A good knowledge of the benefits system and entitlements available to young parents.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding adults and children.

You will be key working individuals, empowering them to build upon and develop their independent living and parenting skills, supporting them to move forward into independent living.

 

An opportunity has arisen to work at our vulnerable young families supported housing scheme in Colchester as a Housing Support Worker. The scheme provides support & accommodation to young people  aged 16-21 years either pregnant or have care of a baby (single people or couples). The scheme operates Monday to Friday 9am-7pm.

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 families  experience of working alongside individuals with 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.  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 £24,170.00, Flexible Benefits, 25 days paid holiday (+ bank holiday entitlement) based on full time contract.

 

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 £24,170.00, Flexible Benefits, 25 days paid holiday (+ bank holiday entitlement) based on full time contract.

Please note: interviews are taking place using a video meeting provider.

Should you be shortlisted, you will be required to complete an online assessment before your video interview.

Pro Rata explained: A ‘pro rata’ salary is calculated from what you would earn if you were working full time. You will be paid a proportion of the displayed full-time salary.



At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.


Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.


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