Floating Support Workers x 3

Employer:

The Bridge Project

Location:

Bradford

Job Type:

Full Time

Closing Date:

22.03.2023

Employer

The Bridge Project

Job Description: The Floating Support Worker will support people with drug or alcohol problems by helping them to maintain their tenancy. You will be required to work in the community and visit people in their own homes. The people you work with will be facing challenges and may be at risk of becoming homeless.

Annual Salary: £24,890 pa (Pay award due in April 2023)

Working Week: 37.5hrs

Closing Date for Applications: 22.03.23

Qualifications and Level of Education Required for Role: Readiness to complete training as appropriate.

Essential and Desirable Skills: 

Essential:

  • Experience of supporting service users with vulnerabilities and/or challenging behaviour, ideally in a housing context.
  • Knowledge of housing management issues (e.g. tenancy conditions, tenants’ rights & responsibilities, neighbour nuisance, housing options).
  • An overview of welfare benefits and entitlements.
  • Good communication and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively with people who may present with challenging behaviour and be in crisis.
  • Understanding and awareness of confidentiality and boundary issues.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise and plan own workload.
  • Good standard of IT literacy.
  • Good administration skills.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and health and safety issues
  • Willingness to work flexibly in terms of hours, including out of office hours.
  • A commitment to promoting diversity and equal opportunities in all aspects of your work.
  • Conforms to a standard of dress which reflects a professional service.
  • Committed to own professional development.
  • Positive ideas and outlook.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Can meet the mobility requirements of the post.
  • Full driving licence and access to own transport.

Desirable:

  • Relevant housing qualification or equivalent. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the support needs of the service user group.
  • Good local knowledge of the area.

Driving Licence Required?: Yes

How to Apply: https://thebridgeproject.org.uk/

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