Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£16,915 - £18,430 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

SUPPORT WORKER, HOMELESS FAMILIES, NOTTINGHAM, PERMANENT, 37 HPW

(MONDAY-FRIDAY – ALTERNATE SHIFT PATTERN OF 8 AM-4 PM & 10 AM-6 PM), FRWK03 £16,915 - £18,430

Homeless Families provides an accommodation and low level support service to homeless families.

The service work closely with the Local Authority to reduce the use of B&B accommodation for these often vulnerable families.  We are looking for experienced workers who respond well to a fast paced service and like a challenge.  Referrals come from Nottingham City Council’s Housing Aid service and families are accommodated for approximately 10 weeks. 

Support focus on addressing immediate and short term support needs and resettlement to more permanent accommodation. Housing management and a focus on move-on form the majority of the tasks. The safety and wellbeing of families with children is paramount.    There is a high turnover and the accommodation need to be made ready in a short time span.

We are looking for reliable, experienced and enthusiastic candidates with an understanding of safeguarding and a desire to work with vulnerable families and children. Experience of working in an accommodation setting or similar environment is not necessary but preferable and we welcome applicants with a background in working with children and/or young people.

 The main functions of this role are;

  1. Positively promote the work of Framework and the service
  2. Follow up on tasks identified by support planners on a support plan with families
  3. Provide a housing management function, collect both eligible and ineligible rent, manage occupancy agreements, void and locality management
  4. Ensure that the accommodation provided is both safe and healthy
  5. Develop good professional relationships and networks of support relevant to the client group
  6. Ensure that families move on in a planned and coordinated way
  7. Understand and act on both child and adult safeguarding issues

What we offer: Life Assurance, Pension (up to 4% matched by FHA), Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Benefits, Additional Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Learning programmes tailored to suit different roles and services, Health Cash Plan.

Framework supports all employees to achieve a better work/life balance. Should you wish us to consider flexible working or job share as part of your application please state this on your application in the supporting statement section.

97% of the workforce in a recent staff survey said they were proud to work for Framework.

Framework is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Registered charity No: 1060941.

As a Disability Confident employer we warmly encourage job applications from people with disabilities. Framework is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

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Posted on: 08 October 2020
Closed date: 22 October 2020
Tags: Support Worker

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