Support Worker - Inclusion Services Job Ref 8899 x2

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £12,252 rising to £12, 897 per annum
Hours: 30 hours per week
Closing Date: 12/01/2014

Building relationships is at the heart of what we do. So it’s no surprise we’re so passionate about our people. After all, they’re just as passionate about the communities we serve.

We’re committed to becoming one of the most efficient providers of affordable housing and community investment services. And while we exist to put customers first, create opportunity and enthuse our residents, we also strive to create an ambitious, inclusive place to work, where we recognise that every single one of us makes a difference.

Midland Heart Birmingham Inclusion HUB Supported Housing Service is an accommodation based service accommodating individuals as well as managing communal areas and offices. We have a number of posts that will be in located in Lozells Road. The service is staffed 24 hours per day and accommodates individuals – male and female 16 years and over who are homeless. Midland Heart provides housing management and landlord services to all customers living on site.

Services will be delivered to vulnerable people to enable them to gain the skills needed to gain and maintain independent living skills to enable them to move on into permanent accommodation and sustain a tenancy effectively. The successful candidate will work as part of a rota system – including working every other weekend and also bank holiday. Working to deliver intensive housing related support services to individuals to enable them to move forward with their lives. Support will be tailored to meet the individuals’ needs. Successful candidates will work as part of a team and on their own at times to provide high quality relevant services to this client group –to include interviewing potential customers, completing risk and needs assessments and support plans and carrying out regular reviews and supporting them to move on in a positive way. Individuals moving into the service may present with drug and alcohol use, mental health issues, debt and benefit issues, and offending behaviour as well as other issues requiring support.

If you require the application pack to be in a larger font or require a translation facility, please call 0845 850 1020 ext 6257 quoting Job Ref 8899 to request this.

Before starting to complete an online application form you are strongly advised to read our guidance information.

Please note, CV’s will not be considered, please complete Midland Heart Job Application.

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Due to the high number of applications we receive we are regrettably unable to contact applicants who have not been successful. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Additional Information:

Online Application guidance Notes
Role Profile

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