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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Croydon, Surrey
Up to £21944 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Tower Hamlets
Up to £21944 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London
Up to £37000 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London
Up to £23041 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London
Up to £21944 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Berkshire
Up to £19845 per annum
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Kent
Up to £23000 per annum
Permanent
Job description
Recruiting for a Tenancy Sustainment Worker to join our Service in Kent.
GBP 23,000 per annum plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more. This is based in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks working 40 hours per week.
Job Overview:
Working within our Kent Homeless Connect contract the Tenancy Sustainment Workers will provide support to customers who are assessed as having a complexity of needs to help them develop the life skills they require to meet those needs. They will work with customers to promote social inclusion and alongside other members of the team to promote independent living, encouraging customers to maximise their skills and choices.
Look Ahead operates trauma and psychologically informed approaches, ensuring that our customers benefit from being supported through strengths-based practices. Tenancy Sustainment Workers share responsibility by ensuring that a holistic and cohesive model of customer support is embedded across West Kent.
Key Responsibilities:
- Building supportive, trusting relationships with customers who may be living in their own accommodation or within other landlord's accommodation
- Working proactively with other members of the team to handle the service caseload and administrative responsibilities
- Supporting key customers to set personalised goals in the form of a Support Plan
- Conducting regular key work sessions that are innovative and engaging in order to achieve Support Plan goals
- Ensuring ongoing assessment and management of risks associated with customers within an attitude of 'positive risk taking'
- Providing support with daily living activities, including practical assistance where skills are not yet developed, to ensure that customers enjoy a high quality of accommodation
- Proactive development of links with local statutory and voluntary organisations to provide a range of engagement opportunities for customers in the community
- Involving customers in the design, development and delivery of the service
- Empowering customers to ensure they receive the service and benefits they are entitled to
- Encouraging and enabling tenants to pay their rent and ensure that rent accounts are managed
- Ensuring Look Ahead Health and Safety policies are adhered to at all time and to uphold all health and safety responsibilities within relevant policies and local protocols
- Adhering to all other Look Ahead's policies and procedures. Engaging in learning and development activity to increase knowledge and skills
- Engage positively in reflective practice sessions with colleagues
- Undertaking any other duties consistent with the grade and nature of the post as assigned by the Team Leader/ Manager
Person Specification:
- Enjoys social interaction and the company of others, joins in local activities to encourage customer involvement
- Exudes a warm friendly presence and open behaviour
- Prefers working as part of a group or team
- Is fundamentally calm and resilient, does not let emotion adversely affect them or obscure their judgement
- Has a practical and logical mind and is naturally well organised
- Thrives on change and enjoys dynamic diverse environments
- Is confident with high levels of self-esteem
- Is respectful, articulate and sensitive in style of communication
- Is motivated towards excellence and improvement of personal performance with a can do attitude
- Ability to cope positively with challenging and diverse behaviour
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Essentail:
- NVQ Level 2 or equivalent experience in the social care/charity sector
- Experience of working with customers who have substance misuse and/or mental health
Desirable:
- Full Driving Licence and access to use of vehicle
More about Look Ahead Care and Support
About
Look Ahead Care and Support

Look Ahead supports around 8,000 people across London and the South East each year. People who for a variety of reasons may need some extra suppor... Read more

Posted on: 27 January 2020
Closing date: 24 February 2020
Job ref: REQ001644
Tags: Support Worker
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