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Housing support worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
14/01/2021
Advert End Date:
27/01/2021 23:59
Salary:
£24,491 - £27,041 pro rata for part time hours
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
203341
Employment Location:
Sunderlandand and area

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Jan


Further information

Housing support worker
1 x full time post, 1 x part time post 18.5 hours
Grade 5 scp 17 - 22
£24,491 - £27,041 pro rata for part time hours

We are recruiting to our Support to Independence Team and are looking for suitably skilled, experienced and enthusiastic individuals to join the Support to Independence team, working alongside a team of Housing support workers within Together for Children’s internal supported accommodation provisions.

To work as part of a team. Working rota, Providing direct day to day supportive tasks and duties to young people, such as advice and guidance on benefit claims and employment/training opportunities.

To undertake the role of link worker and develop risk assessments, undertake planned formal one to one work to ensure that individualised independent living skills of young people are progressed, and be able to live independently and maintain their own tenancy.
To encourage, coach and mentor young people to engage in the support offered and learn skills that will assist them with independent living.

See Job description for further details.


The role requires flexible working hours, including some weekends.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date 27th January 2021

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