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Floating Support Worker

This role will provide support to Craven residents experiencing difficulties in their housing situation, or who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Closing Date: 24th November 2019

The Support Worker will help them to access, maintain and sustain accommodation in order to prevent homelessness and achieve and maintain independent living.

Support will be focused on resolving issues relating to benefits, debt, rent arrears, health, drug and alcohol use, along with supporting referrals to employment and training.

You will be based within the Housing Options team, but will do a significant amount of lone working delivering community based support.

We are looking for someone who is flexible, empathetic and resilient with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Though not essential by any means, you will preferably have worked with vulnerable clients in a housing or support setting before.

We offer a competitive salary, a number of work related benefits, attractive terms and conditions and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Closing Date:  24th November 2019

Interview Date:  12th December 2019

For an application form please visit our How to Apply page.