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Closed: 23 December 2017

Community Housing Support Worker

Posted by Creative Support

Location Leicester, Leicestershire, East Midlands
Category Support Worker , Social Work
Sectors Social Welfare
Job Reference : 19363CRJ

Job Description

Creative Support have recently secured an exciting new contract to provide an Independent Living Supported Housing Service to vulnerable adults in Leicester.

The Independent Living Supported Housing Service is a highly responsive housing related support service for people with a range of needs including learning disabilities, mental health support needs, physical disabilities, sensory disabilities, those being discharged from hospital, or have needs relating to a long term or enduring health condition. This support is provided to service users within supported tenancies across Leicester.

As each service user receives a few hours of support per week, the aim of the service is to provide enabling housing relating support  to achieve positive move on, reduce the risk of losing accommodation, provide help and support in acquiring the skills to maintain and retain independence, help to maintain positive health and wellbeing to reduce or avoid crisis in health and wellbeing, improve social inclusion, enhance independence and contribute to improved and sustained quality of life for vulnerable adults.

The primary purpose of the service is to enable people to:

  • Sustain and maintain their tenancy

  • Live as independently as possible

  • Where applicable, work towards moving onto greater independence

  • To achieve and maintain their potential in relation to physical, intellectual, emotional and social capacity

  • To improve and maintain positive health and wellbeing

  • To offer a post crisis response where required and be flexible to the needs of the individual

  • Ensure positive move on into independent accommodation

    Up to 6 full time positions are available. Part-time and flexible options are always considered.

Applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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