Housing Support Worker


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Job Description

An opportunity has arisen to work at our vulnerable young families supported housing scheme in Colchester as a Housing Support Worker. This is a permanent, part time (30hrs/wk) position.

The scheme provides support & accommodation to young people aged 16-21 years either pregnant or have care of a baby (single people or couples). The scheme operates Monday to Friday 9am-7pm.

We are looking for someone who has a flexible approach to work with great communication skills. You will also have a good understanding of the issues facing vulnerable young families and experience of working alongside individuals. You will need a good knowledge of the benefits system and entitlements available to young people.

You will be key working individuals, empowering them to build upon and develop their independent living skills, supporting them to move forward into independent living.

Peabody South East is committed to providing excellent service to both its Tenants and staff. Join us and you could benefit from a package which includes potential earnings of up to £24,170.00, Flexible Benefits, 25 days paid holiday (+ bank holiday entitlement) based on full time contract.

Please note: interviews are taking place using a video meeting provider.

Should you be shortlisted, you will be required to complete an online assessment prior to your video interview.

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.