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Housing Support Worker

Employer
Catalyst Housing Limited
Location
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary
Up to £14,301.95
Closing date
26 Sep 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Supported / sheltered housing
Seniority
Assistant / coordinator
Contract
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

As a Project Worker you will play an active role in delivering our support service to young people. You’ll primarily be working with young people aged 16 to 25 in Hertfordshire, preparing to live independently once they leave the project.

 

 

 

 

About us

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re one of the UK’s leading housing associations, a member of the G15 group of London’s largest housing associations, with 34,000 homes and 1,200 employees in London and the Home Counties.

 

 

 

 

We are inspired by the benefits of a diverse workforce. We encourage diversity and inclusion at all levels of our organisation and are fully committed to equality of opportunity. We have been voted a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for, investing care, time and resources in our people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our purpose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our purpose at Catalyst is to provide ‘homes people love’. That means everything from creating and maintaining great homes, to delivering excellent service to customers every day. We offer a wide range of housing solutions and opportunities for our diverse range of customer needs and requirements including, rent, part ownership or purchase. By doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What we’re looking for:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  • Do you have previous experience of working in a similar role or the passion and desire to work with vulnerable and complex young people?

  • Do you have good IT skills and the ability to manage a complex caseload?

  • Are you a strong communicator with excellent people skills?


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If so, this is the perfect role for you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

We currently have a great opportunity for a Project Worker to join us on a 12-months Fixed Term Contract and part-time basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have what it takes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To succeed in your role as a Project Worker you will:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  • Work closely with your Senior Project Worker and a range of external agencies in engaging young people in their support programme and achieving their goals.

  • Plan and deliver fun and meaningful activities for young people living at the project, whilst adhering to safeguarding and health and safety procedures.

  • Keep the project clean and tidy and closely monitor rent accounts and follow the projects arrears procedure.

  • Bring a discreet and sensitive approach with strong professional boundaries and be able to confidently deal with tense and difficult situations.

  • Commit to some unsociable hours and night work.

  • Have an understanding of safeguarding and knowledge of the benefit system (not essential).


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The UK has a housing problem which affects every one of us, because housing is the foundation of the society we live in. Catalyst is part of the solution and you could be too!
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Documents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View the full Role Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

View the Catalyst Privacy Statement

 

 

 

 

 

 

The benefits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re committed to making Catalyst a great place to work. As well as offering a positive culture we offer a competitive pay and benefits package, some of which are listed below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates

  • Up to 27 days paid annual leave up, to a maximum of 30 days

  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year

  • A generous salary sacrifice pension scheme: matching a contribution of 3- 5% of your monthly salary with up to another 9% by us


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  • Flexible and agile working

  • Learning and development programme where we invest in your personal development and training as soon as you start work with us


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To find out more, take a look at our benefits page - https://careers.chg.org.uk/catalyst-benefits/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ready to apply?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To be considered for the role of Project Worker, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit your details along with a copy of your CV and a supporting statement which evidences how you meet what we are looking for above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company

The UK has a housing problem. This affects every one of us, because housing is the foundation of the society we live in. Catalyst is part of the solution.

We are one of the UK’s leading housing associations – a member of the G15 group, with over 21,000 homes. We’re here to make a purposeful difference, providing housing solutions and opportunities for those who can’t afford a home without our help.

We offer a wide range of homes, for rent, part ownership or purchase. And by doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.

We also work hard to be a great employer, to deliver outstanding customer service and to be a high-performance business. We are absolutely committed to our social purpose, in every part of our organisation. And we always seek to do better.

We’re a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for. We invest a lot of time and resources in our people because we know it’s our people who will drive our success.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 8832 3334
Location
Ealing Gateway
26-30 Uxbridge Road
Ealing
London
London
W5 2AU
GB
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