Housing Support Worker – Cranstoun, South West London (895)

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Housing Support Worker

Salary: £7,821.60 to £9,194.40 Prorated plus £1,446,40 Inner London Weighting Prorated
Location: Balham (SW17) & Putney (SW15)
Hours: 14 hours (0.4 FTE) per week over a 7 day shift working pattern

Ref: 895

The focus of this role is to provide housing management, support and resettlement advice, advocacy and liaison to resident with a history of substance misuse and offending behaviour. This involves developing effective relationships with residents and stakeholders; you will also undertake one to one key work, support planning, risk assessments and facilitating residents meetings.

You will need experience of direct client work, have an understanding of harm minimisation techniques and possess the ability to organise daily routine, informal work and be able to motivate clients. You will enable clients to gain the skills and confidence to live independent lives and will foster social inclusion. This includes engaging with the individual around their substance misuse and ensuring their effective and sustained engagement in treatment as well as engaging in education, training and employment.

Closing Date: 3 November 2019

Interview date: 11 November 2019

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Working towards equality.

Registered Charity No. 1061582.

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Registered Charity No. 1061582.