Housing Support Worker

Housing Support Worker A Housing Support Worker with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, is required in Harlow Essex BENEFITS: Small family-run business, flexible and supportive. LOCATION: Harlow JOB TYPE: Full time WORKING HOURS: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday with some flexibility required PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will require a full driving licence and access to own vehicle with petrol allowance. Full training will be provided, this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the DBS. JOB OVERVIEW We are a family-run business, based in Old Harlow. As the Housing Support Worker, you will work alongside Social Workers to help people to live more independently, offering advice and guidance, signposting, and referring to more specialised services where relevant. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about supporting others. DUTIES Your main duties and responsibilities as the Housing Support Worker will include: Managing a caseload of clients, adapting to the needs of the team and clients while establishing positive working relationships Supporting clients in accessing appropriate services and local amenities including education and health. Liaising regularly with Social Workers and attending relevant meetings. Maintaining accurate and up to date information and records to support the compilation of monthly reports. CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS Experience of working with vulnerable people is desirable but not essential Good communication and IT skills An ability to organise own workload efficiently, balancing face-to-face work with paperwork An ability to understand and implement professional boundaries An ability to initiate and maintain constructive relations with clients, colleagues, and other professionals from a wide variety of cultural and social backgrounds

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