Support Worker

Select Homes provides shared accommodation for people who are homeless and vulnerable, with supporting needs, (low to medium risk).

We are committed to promoting empowerment and supporting vulnerable individuals to live independently and contribute to their community. Types of clients include;drug dependent, alcohol dependent, and mental health issues.

We are currently looking for a Support Worker who has the experience of supporting vulnerable adults in their home's and who can help individuals both emotionally and practically to live independent lives.

You must have the ability to get on with people from all ages and all backgrounds and be computer literate with good administrative skills.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Support Workers will be required to carry out risk assessments and create support plans for each tenant in their caseload. Support Workers will carry out weekly supervision sessions with the tenants to ensure they are able to manage their tenancy effectively. The support sessions involve a number of services including:

  • Financial Budgeting
  • Assistance with GP registration
  • Signposting for drugs and alcohol support
  • Accommodation search (Long Term Accommodation)
  • Access to education provision
  • Overcoming employability issues
  • Avoiding rent arrears.
  • Reducing anti-social behaviour
  • A minimum of one year's experience in a similar role is required.

A driving licence and car and the ability to travel within the area of Birmingham are essential.

We are offering full time (35 hrs) permanent employment.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
 

How to apply 

To be considered for this role, please email your CV to info[at]selecthomesltd.co[dot]uk