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Housing Support Worker

Location
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Salary
£10.05 to £11.26 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022

Are you looking for a new challenge within the ever-growing Housing Sector? We are recruiting on behalf of a national mental health charity to work within one of their supported housing services in Caerphilly.

They support people who experience challenges with their mental health to achieve their goals and develop the skills & confidence to move on to their own tenancies with independance.

As a Housing Support Worker you will be responsible for providing social, emotional, and practical support to people experiencing challenges with their mental health and emotional wellbeing that could impact their ability to maintain a stable tenancy.

  • Title: Housing Support Worker
  • Location: Caerphilly
  • Hours: Full-time (33 hours per week)
  • Rate of Pay: £10.05 - £11.26

The Ideal Candidate

Required experience, knowledge, qualifications, and training:

  • Knowledge of trauma-informed practice, attachment theory and relationship-based approaches.
  • Experience of working within the mental health sector and/or supporting people experiencing emotional distress.
  • Experience of involving people accessing services in the design and development of the services they used with a strong focus on listening to people with lived experiences.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of safeguarding for adults.
  • Self-awareness and willingness to engage in reflective practice and ongoing personal development.
  • Experience as a supported housing support worker and knowledge of current welfare and housing benefits will be an advantage but not essential.

Benefits

  • Excellent Rates of pay, weekly pay, and no payroll charges
  • Variety of work in different social care and healthcare settings
  • Vetro Mobile Booking App for communicating shift availability
  • Support from an specialist consultant
  • Free online training and subsidised practical training (TMVA,PMVA,PBM)
  • Agency worker of the month prize £50
  • Entry into our Golden Ticket draw to win £500 every quarter
  • 24-hour registration - register from the comfort of your own home
  • Holiday pay- paid weekly or accumulated in a holiday pot
  • Vetro contributed pension

The successful candidate:What you'll need to be successful as a Housing Support Worker

  • A desire to create positive outcomes for vulnerable people suffering from their mental health
  • Empathetic, caring and resilient nature
  • At least 6 months experience of working with children or within a similar Social Caresetting
  • Valid UK Driving Licence
  • Hold a current Enhanced DBS on the update service or willing to obtain one
  • The right to work in the UK

Do you want to make a real, measurable difference to vunerable people ? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. If you think you're right for this Housing Support Worker role, then click the 'apply' button below.

Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706416746-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Vetro Recruitment
    Vetro Recruitment
  • Location: Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
  • Salary: £10.05 to £11.26 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent