Floating Support Worker – Reed.co.uk

We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual that is keen on impacting lives of vulnerable young people and adults at risk of homelessness in Middlesbrough. The selected candidate will be employed as Floating Support Worker on a part-time (32 hours), fixed term contract basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £21,489 Per Annum (Pro Rata) Plus Pension and other benefits.

Depaul UK delivers a range of support and housing services around the UK for young people and adults at risk of homelessness.

The Floating Support Worker Role: 

As Floating Support Worker, you will join our Positive Pathways team to support our client group when they have been housed by helping them to maintain their tenancy.

You will manage a small caseload of young people by running group sessions and other key activities to support clients to sustain their tenancies and:

  • Develop and maintain the skills to live independently
  • Manage finances including access to benefits and debt advice
  • Access a range of services and community facilities to meet their needs, including health care, treatment, mental health support, advocacy, floating support, befriending and social and leisure activities
  • Build on their individual strengths and assets to achieve the outcomes that matter to them in their move to independence and improve health and wellbeing.

Please note that your working hours can be flexible and will be dependent upon the needs of the service, usual hours will be Monday to Friday.

About our Floating Support Worker:

You will have excellent communication skills and be committed to the values and ethos of Depaul UK.

  • Experience of helping people with setting up benefits and maintaining their accommodation
  • Able to work on own initiative but at same time able to exercise sound judgement in knowing when to consult with peers and clients to meet the service KPI’s
  • A clear understanding and ability to implement risk management, information sharing and data security arrangements.
  • Demonstrate ability to use IT to a level which will enable high quality reporting to be carried out. This should include an ability to use data capture systems including running queries and reports.

Rewards and Benefits for a Depaul Employee:

  • Flexible working and family-friendly policies
  • Access to Perkbox giving you deals and discounts for a wide range of brands
  • Up to 7% contributory pension
  • Paid training & personal E-Learning portal
  • Sabbatical leave
  • Health cash plan
  • Paid DBS
  • Death in service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Working for Top 50 most diverse company

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to become our Floating Support Worker then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing Date for Floating Support Worker applications: Thursday 27th October at 23:59

An enhanced DBS disclosure may be a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.

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