Lead Support Worker – Home Group – Huddersfield

Home Group

Lead Support Worker – Level 3 Location: Clare House, HuddersfieldPermanent, Part Time (30 hpw) Salary of £19,650 to £21,178 pa [pro rata], plus Brilliant Benefits!Empowering customers to live rewarding and happy lives. That’s when it hits home.We have a fabulous job opportunity for you to join our awesome team as a Support Coordinator. Clare House is a Homeless Accommodation Service in the centre of Huddersfield, that provides accommodation and support for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.The accommodation comprises of 20 self-contained rooms with an en-suite, shared cooking facilities and communal spaces. We also have 2 crash pads that are used for clients that are needing night by night accommodation. Our customers can live in the accommodation for up to two years where they can gain skills and the confidence to be able to move on and maintain their own accommodation. All clients have individual support needs and will need help to access this through link work, referrals to GP, Mental health or drug and alcohol services. You’ll help change our customer’s lives (and our services) for the better by undertaking risk assessments, support planning, goal setting and regular reviews. You’ll create bespoke and personalised support plans with and for your customers. Each plan will look to meet our customer’s individual needs and aspirations, making sure they meet safeguarding and confidentiality requirements. You’ll also have responsibility for coordinating our support workers, apprentices and volunteers, and working collaboratively with external agencies, to assess and engage support for our customers.We empower our customers to develop the independent living skills they need, to successfully move on. Together we’ll make a difference!About youYou’re passionate and motivated to help vulnerable people make positive and lasting changes to their lives. You’ll impress us with your ability to work on your own initiative, positively influencing people from all different backgrounds. To make sure that we keep our records straight, and customers safe, it's really important that you are technologically savvy (or at the very least not a technophobe!) You’ll be given the latest IT kit, which could include a Surface Pro tablet and smart phone, supported by our new online integrated IT system. This means that you don’t have to be in the office as you can complete support plans on the go. To make sure our customers are well supported, it’s important that you have a good understanding of the benefit system and have knowledge around housing. Don’t worry, we won’t drop you in the deep end, we’ll help to you understand how things work at Home Group!It would be amazing if you’ve had a job in this type of environment before, however it’s your “can do” positive attitude and enthusiasm that are critical to make this role a success. We can nurture your talent, just let us know in your cover letter why you have a passion for working here!When you join as a support coordinator, you’ll need to have a valid Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay fo…

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