We are looking for candidates with homelessness,and complex needs experience to provide support to vulnerable adults people living supported housing services. The support will include help with maintaining good mental and physical health, obtaining benefits and grants, supporting independent living skills and health and wellbeing.
This is a Full time contract position until June 2023
To be successful in your application you MUST:
* Hold a valid DBS ( we can process new DBS’ in house)
* Have knowledge of working within the supported housing sector.
* need experience of working with adults dealing with homelessness.
* Experience of working within housing enviroment
*Good knowledge of complex needs.
* Knowledge of equality, diversity, and safeguarding procedures.
Basic skills, able to deal with emergencies, good writing skills, good communication skills and someone who is polite.
As a support worker you will need:
– The ability to communicate sensitively and effectively to the residents when needed
– The ability to build good relationships with the residents even if they are unfriendly at first
– A good understanding of SMART goals and support plans
– Experience of conducting weekly key-working sessions
– Engaging residents in residential activities
– The ability to work well in a team when required
– A non-judgmental approach and attitude towards residents
– A commitment to supporting people in difficult circumstances
– To have understanding, patience and good listening skills
– The ability to stay calm under pressure
– The ability to engage the residents in residential activities
to be proactively using your initiative
– Good time management and organisational skills
– A flexible approach
– Good team working skills
If you have any additional information, feel free to contact Chantelle. Applications are being reviewed on a daily basis.
Equal Employment Opportunity Disclaimer
Yvonne Lewis Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Yvonne Lewis Group is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Yvonne Lewis Group are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Yvonne Lewis Group will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Yvonne Lewis Group encourages applicants of all ages.

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