Job Details
  • Job Title Support Worker
  • Salary £9 - 11 per hour
  • Location Southampton, Hampshire, England
  • Reference JO0000005504
  • Job Description

    Community Support Worker - Southampton
    I am currently seeking for Support worker for Southampton
    Perfect candidate will be able:
    To work as part of team to provide community support to people by identifying and assessing individual support needs. This may be to people who require assistance with accommodation, basic life skills, welfare benefits, health and personal issues
    To reduce social exclusion by providing opportunities for resettlement within a safe environment that encourages dignity, stability, confidence and self-worth
    Main duties will include:
    Working with clients who have a range of support needs including mental health, offending behaviour, substance misuse and complex needs to prevent homelessness
    Liaising with housing and other statutory and voluntary agencies on behalf of clients. Sourcing and recruit potential private landlords and move-on options.
    Advising and assisting with the practicalities of moving to new accommodation. Assisting clients to liaise effectively with suppliers of gas, electricity and other relevant services
    Assisting with practical skills development in areas such as budgeting, shopping, cooking, housework, laundry, health and hygiene
    Candidate Requirements:
    Understanding of support needs and issues faced by homeless people
    Experience of working with individuals with mental health, substance misuse, offending behaviour and complex needs
    Clear verbal and written English
    Driving licence is an advantage


    Please contact Aga from White Knight on: 01962 841 917 or
    Send an email to: aga.biestek@whiteknightrecruitment.com

  • Category Health and Social Care
  • Contract Temporary

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