Birmingham, West-Midlands
£20,010 per year
Job description
Support Worker

Job type - Full- time/ Permanent
Salary - £20,010 per annum
Hours - 35 (plus 5 hours paid lunch breaks)
Location- Birmingham
3 x Roles

People coming out of prison and care leavers looking for somewhere to live often struggle through a system that puts significant barriers and obstacles in their way.

At Nacro, we aim to change that.

How? By offering them the advice, support and practical solutions that give them the very best chance at a second chance. That includes providing intensive and low-level supported housing to help them return to independent living.

In 2018 alone, we housed 3,218 tenants in Nacro properties, and we're now strengthening our team to make an even bigger difference to vulnerable people across the UK.

So join us as a Support worker and you will...

provide housing related support to vulnerable individuals together with providing housing and property management with the aim of achieving a successful move-on and other measurable outcomes including supporting service users to achieve independence.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Engage with actual and potential referral agencies including local authority central access point/gateway services, statutory and voluntary sector agencies in order to generate referrals for the service as required

.- Plan and deliver an effective support and safety plan with the service user referring to specialist agencies as required. The progressions/outcomes identified, delivered and service user contact should be recorded, monitored, reviewed, and updated regularly and in line with contract requirements

.- Ensure that properties are always adequately equipped, maintained, furnished, and cleaned

.- Ensure the correct tenure and support agreement is issued and service users comply with these agreements, taking appropriate action in respect of noncompliance including non-engagement with support.

- Empower and motivate service users to Identify and achieve desired outcomes. Actively engage with service users in decisions that affect them

.- Develop a move-on plan with service users at the earliest opportunity, identifying realistic options for independent or more appropriate housing.

Must drive and have access to a car for work purposes.

For Details of the full role profile please click here

For Details of Nacro's excellent benefits click here

Please Apply online
Posted on: 06 December 2021
Closed date: 20 December 2021
Job ref: DS1362
Tags: Social Work