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Job | Full Time

Housing Support Worker - Housing Support Service

YMCA North Down

Graduate Appointment
£23,156 (pro-rata) - YMCA range G pt 3
25.00
To support individuals in the Ards & North Down area to address their housing-related needs, to move towards independence, and to flourish in mind, body and spirit.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To provide housing support to individuals through tailored one-to-one support, and the provision of information and advice. 
  • To support individuals in determining their own needs, developing support plans and reviews in relation to the 5 Supporting People Outcome Areas: Achieve economic well-being; Be healthy; Enjoy & achieve; Make a positive contribution; and, Stay safe.
  • To compile Risk Management Plans with the individuals in order to prevent them from being risk averse.
  • To work with individuals within agreed plans of intervention, towards specific agreed objectives. 
  • To support individuals to live independently and contribute to local community life.
  • To promote self-advocacy, while providing advice and support when required.
  • Where appropriate, to accompany clients to meetings, interviews, etc. and provide support and assistance.
  • To be directly accountable to the Service Manager for all work with individuals. 
  • To liaise directly with staff in other statutory and voluntary organisations around referral, support and resettlement issues, when required.
  • To develop and facilitate group workshops offering individual opportunities for personal growth and social skills, where relevant
  • To promote good practice within the Housing Support Service team and the wider organisation. 
  • To maintain appropriate records and client files in line with YMCA North Down Confidentiality and Data Protection Policies.
  • To provide relevant data for the funding returns and to be aware of and work within the Supporting People Quality Assessment Framework.
  • To represent Housing Support Service at meetings with statutory and non-statutory agencies, when required.
  • To support other team members and the Service Manager in the promotion and development of Housing Support Service.
  • To deputise in the absence of staff, as and when required
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties, as agreed with the Service Manager.

Closing Date

Thursday / 04 March 2021 12:00pm
12:00pm

Contact Details

10-12 High Street
Bangor
BT20 5AY
United Kingdom

More Information

For more information or to request an application pack, please contact Sharon Titterington, Housing Support Service Manager

Files

HSS Housing Support Worker JD&PS - February 2021.pdf

Funded by Supporting People NI

Supporting People NI