Peabody employees

Housing Support Worker

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Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time and Part Time
Location: Colchester, CO1
Department: Care and Support
Salary: £19,080 per annum, pro rata

We require full and part time Housing Support Workers initially on a Fixed Term Contract (for 4 months) to work in the Essex Mental Health Supported Housing service in North east Essex. Offered as a secondment opportunity for current Peabody employees.

You will be part of a small team delivering face to face community based support to a cohort of customers who have experienced Mental Ill Health and would otherwise struggle to maintain a tenancy.  You will be supporting individuals in Peabody accommodation to maintain their tenancies and to gain the skills and experience to live independently in the community.  With an understanding of the impact of poor Mental Health and the challenges faced by those affected.  You will have a good general knowledge of the skills required to live independently, experience of providing support and a desire to make a difference to people’s lives.  Working with colleagues and partners to achieve positive outcomes in a trauma informed and person centred way.

Due to our locations, full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is preferred.

The working hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm. You will be required to be flexible to participate in weekend and evening, as required. Hours to be negotiated at interview.

For more information, please call the manager Adam Waller-Toyne on: 07946 890260.

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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