Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£13,937 - £15,130 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description


The Somewhere Safe to Stay is a welcoming 6-bed HMO for clients who have either been rough sleeping or threatened by rough sleeping in Nottingham City. Our main aim is to rapidly re-house clients into safe, quality and permanent accommodation within a 10-day framework. Within that framework we will look to support whatever needs the client may be experiencing, such as substance mis-use, mental well-being and illness, offending, domestic abuse/violence and culturally specific barriers. We work with a diverse range of clients, from UK nationals, EU nationals and non-EU nationals. 

The mission of Framework is end homelessness and tackle disadvantage, and we want individuals who share this ethos to help the team here at the SStS as a support worker, joining a team of diverse individuals who all share that common mission. Equality, diversity and inclusion are key components of the service. Somewhere Safe to Stay values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages black and brown persons & persons of ethnic minority, LGBTQI+ individuals and people with disabilities to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, colour, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, marital status, medical condition or any protected characteristic outlined in the equalities act. 

Values such as empathy and compassion mixed with strong inter-personal skills and initiative is a skill-set that we require. We are looking for candidates who can communicate with people in a friendly and welcoming manner. We are looking for a resilient, reliable, self-motivated candidates who can demonstrate an understanding of the issues facing those affected by homelessness. An awareness of the support needs of our client group is essential.

The main function of the role will be:

• Supporting clients on a day to day basis building up professional relationships, with the ultimate aim of rapidly re-housing clients. 
• To work closely with other support workers in managing the needs of our clients
• To work closely with the support planner and team leader in delivering the service’s aims
• To ensure the safety and security of the clients and the building
• To build the skills and confidence of clients to empower them in maximising their independence
• To contribute to the achievement of contractual service obligations
• To carry out domestic tasks around the service to maintain a clean/welcoming environment.
• To work in partnership with other agencies to maximise service delivery
• To conduct welfare checks in a timely manner, and record all interventions with clients
• Support clients with a range of needs, from homelessness, mental well-being and health, substance mis-use, offending, domestic abuse/violence and cultural barriers
• To work supporting a diverse range of clients, from UK nationals to Non-EEA nationals. 

Shift pattern is 4 days a week. The shifts are 8am to 4pm and 12pm to 8pm. Includes weekend working but every other weekend you have off. 

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.

To protect the health & wellbeing of those receiving support from Framework, colleagues and the wider community, any job offer is conditional upon the prospective post-holder having been vaccinated against Covid-19, or agreeing to do so during the first six months in the post, except where such a requirement would be unreasonable in the circumstances.

98% 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.



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Posted on: 07 December 2021
Closed date: 13 December 2021
Tags: Support Worker

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