Support Worker

Recruiter
Home Group
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne (Park Court)
Salary
£10,000 - £19,999
Posted
03 Jul 2021
Closes
02 Aug 2021
Ref
21981
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Charity

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support Worker (Floating Support)
Newcastle
Full Time (37.5 hours per week), Permanent
Salary from £18,576 to £18,730 pa rising to £19,200 through length of service  

Plus, brilliant benefits!
Empowering customers to live rewarding and happy lives. That’s when it hits home.
We have fabulous opportunity for you to join our awesome team. We support our brilliant customers in older people’s services. They live in our sheltered housing schemes across Tyneside and Northumberland, right from South Shields to Hexham. You will be covering annual leave and sickness over all of our ten schemes, providing a brilliant opportunity to gain valuable experience working with various schemes in the region.
We help our customers by focussing on tenancy support. You’ll support by helping them to manage their tenancy and rent accounts. You’ll also support our customers with their housing benefit claims and making sure that these are received on their rent account. You’ll turn around vacant properties so that new customers who need our help can move in quickly. You’ll also make sure our service achieves maximum occupancy, and that we are health and safety compliant!

About our team
You’ll be working alongside our fabulous team who are super passionate about supporting customers to reach their goals and celebrating their achievements. To us were not just a team we’re a ‘work family’. Our manager is Mark, who has a wealth of experience to share with you. There are sixteen of us in the team and we don’t just love to support our customers, we’re there for each other too!

Working hours 
You'll usually work from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday however, in order to meet the needs of our customers, we need to be flexible. This means you’ll occasionally work between the hours of 8am – 8pm Monday – Sunday. As we’re asking you to be flexible for us, we aim to give you the time you need to spend time doing the things that matter to you!

About you
You’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!)
It would be amazing if you have worked 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!
As this role means traveling to different areas, you need to be able to drive, as well as having access to a car insured for business purposes. Don’t worry, we’ll pay you expenses to cover this use!

When you join, you’ll need to have a valid Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay for that to be done if you don’t have a transferrable one.

Want to know more?
If you’re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the support worker job description, and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!

To apply
Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.

You’re unique!
Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!

During Covid
We’re continuing to deliver services for our customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our brilliant colleagues are at the very heart of making that happen. We’re doing things a little differently for the moment, so to keep everyone safe, we’ll engage with you digitally where possible. Check out our awesome video to find out more on how our colleagues have felt supported here during the outbreak.
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