Salary Details: Circa £19,000 (plus mileage expenses)
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Floating Support Worker to join our team covering a number of customer sites across Shropshire on a fixed term contract initially until end of March 2019 with the possibility of extension.
As a support worker you will be offering housing related support to customers with learning difficulties, autism or an acquired brain injury in the community. You'll work one-on-one with our customers, drawing up a support plan and working with them to maintain their tenancy and to reduce the risk of them becoming homeless. Taking a holistic approach to support, youâ€™ll look at each customerâ€™s individual needs and work with them to achieve their goals and increase their independance.
Whatâ€™s the role all about?
* Oversee the day-to-day running of your services and buildings ensuring they meet contractual requirements * Work 1 on 1 with our customers, drawing up a support plan and working with them to increase their independence * Budgeting customers incomings and outgoings * Maximising their benefits * Assisting with getting back into work/education * Promoting independent living skills and dealing with every day challenges.Do you stand out from the crowd? We want somebody who:
* Has experience within a similar support role ideally but not essential as training and support will be offered * Develops and maintains effective joint working relationships and protocols locally * Ensures colleagues are working to the Bromford quality standards, providing guidance where necessary * Creates and maintains a customer focused and welcoming environment * Takes a holistic approach to support, youâ€™ll look at each customerâ€™s individual needs and work with them to achieve their goals * Builds on and works in partnership with external services in order to help our customers to sustain their tenancies, develop independence and build positive and inclusive lives within the community.Candidates must have a full UK driving license and access to a car due to the nature of the role.
Closing date for applications is 27th August
This is an exciting time to join Bromford. Weâ€™ve been named as a top 3 best place to work in the UK by Glassdoor and weâ€™ve partnered with South West-based Merlin Housing, meaning even more new homes, opportunities and relationships. Weâ€™ve set aside a joint investment of Â£1.5b as we plan to build 14,000 new homes over the next decade.
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Bromford Housing Group is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding employees and customers, as a result we will carry out pre-employment checks. The nature of these checks will vary according to the role applied for, and may include details of current/previous employment, unspent criminal convictions, education and proof of relevant qualifications. Bromford Housing Group will also be asking for references for everyone who is offered employment with us. All employees will be asked for evidence of their right to live and work in the UK - further information is available on the UK Government website.
We do not require recruitment agency support at this time - all speculative CVs will be treated as a direct application