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Tenancy Support Worker

Kingston upon Thames (On-site)
£14 - £17 per hour
Temporary (12 Weeks)
Job description

A Tenancy Support Worker is required to work on a 3 month rolling contract for a homelessness charity based in Kingston. This role has the potential to go permanent. The Tenancy Support Worker will be required to provide floating support to clients living in supported housing or privately rented accommodation. This role will operate 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of delivering top-notch support services to individuals who were previously homeless or vulnerably housed.
  • Collaborate with assigned clients to evaluate their requirements and secure suitable housing.
  • Aid clients in setting and striving towards personal objectives that support maintaining a tenancy in supported or privately rented accommodations.
  • Be accountable for offering guidance, support, encouragement, crisis intervention, and future planning, tailored to the specific needs of service users, aiming for their independence.
  • Conduct assessments and casework with clients seeking support or resettlement, integrating support provision approaches.
  • Assist clients with financial matters, including welfare, housing benefits, and grant claims, coordinating with relevant agencies when required.

Experience Required:

  • Previous engagement in the field of homelessness or social care
  • Dedication to maintaining confidentiality and respecting professional boundaries
  • Capability to interact with clients facing challenging behaviours
  • Strong IT competencies, including accurate and prompt record-keeping using software like CHAIN and Inform
  • Proficient in drafting concise and efficient reports, client notes, and external correspondence
  • Skilled in conducting client assessments and interviews
  • Capacity for independent work, demonstrating creativity in managing diverse tasks

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Posted on: 15 April 2024
Closed date: 22 April 2024 at 14:58
Job ref: TR/029872
Tags: Support Worker