Charity

Housing Support Worker

Full Time Permanent

Job Title : Housing Support Worker
Location: Colwyn Bay
Hours: 40 hours per week (35 plus 5 paid hour lunch break)
Salary: £20509

Who we are:
Do you have what it takes to seize opportunities and deliver results? Can you think differently, pursue creative ideas, and provide reliable support to both internal and external customers? We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives, building stronger communities, and reducing crime. We help support, house, educate, advise, and speak out for disadvantaged young people and adults – and you could now help us make an even bigger impact going forward.

The Job:

Nacro are looking to recruit a dynamic individual to deliver Critical Time Intervention using the principles of Housing First. The service will support people residing in temporary accommodation who have multiple, co-occurring high level needs to obtain and maintain a home and lead a stable, independent life.
Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:;
• Provide an enabling, personal centered, collaborative and strong partnership approach, working closely with other organisations within the community to maximize opportunities.
• Work with people to help them articulate their goals, dreams and aspirations offering personal, beneficial and emotional support. The work will be informed by core Housing First principles.
• Regularly review the person centred support plan to update, record and monitor progress of each person.
• Liaise with Social Landlords, Private Landlords and Homeless prevention team in Conwy to assist with the person to access accommodation of their choice, including practical help with furniture, benefits advice, accompanied visits (where possible) and liaison with landlords.
• Develop and maintain relationships with people to enable person-centred support through regular contact including visits to their home and appropriate community settings.
• Provide support to help people manage their own lives and their home to their full potential including dealing with benefits, budgeting and neighbour relations
Candidate should have:
• Experience of supporting people to obtain accommodation
• Experience of person centred t planning and working with people with multiple, co-occurring high level needs
• A good understanding of the housing first principles
• The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable but not essential.
• A driving license and access to your own vehicle is essential.

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