Day Recovery Support Worker – Homeless Service – 36 Hours – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Job Description: Day Support Homeless Job Description

Entry Level Info: Entry Level Information Sheet

Day Recovery Support Worker

Company: Excel Housing Solutions

Location: Excel Housing Solutions 24/7 accommodation based services. Staff may be asked to work at additional sites to meet the needs of the business.

Job Title: Day Recovery Support Worker (Single Homelessness).

Salary: Varies between £9.10 per hour – £10.26 per hour (dependant on experience). Entry level position rate will start at £9.10 per hour.

Status: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract,

Whilst this contract is 12 months initially, this may be subject to change and may be extended depending on the needs of the business.

Hours: 36 hours per week on a Sunday to Saturday basis,

which also includes working bank holidays. Shifts are 12hr’s working from 9:15am -9:15pm

Closing date: Wednesday 13th April 2022

Interviews: To be confirmed.

Due to Covid-19 resulting in job losses in our city, we have opened the position up to people with NO experience, as well as experienced support workers. We do consider those with lived experience and those with convictions under the Rehab of Offenders Act

For those applying as an entry level candidate, all we ask is that you are assertive, innovative, can think outside the box and work under instruction.

Purpose of job:

To assist in the delivery of high quality accommodation based support services to Homeless Adults who present with complex needs. Support Workers will be required to work in partnership with statutory agencies to reduce the risk of homelessness and rough sleeping in the community.

Increase service user compliance and reduce the risk of repeat homelessness by delivering services in a ‘Psychologically Informed Environment’ (PIE), facilitating a supportive directive for staff working with individuals with complex trauma issues.

Through the provision of therapeutic and meaningful activities create positive learning opportunities for service users.

Support the organisation to embed a psychosocial framework that will include a range of therapeutic programmes such as: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Analytical Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and mindfulness.

To work as part of a team endeavouring to provide quality accommodation and support services for vulnerable adults within a safe and secure environment.

Improve service user health and wellbeing.

Actively participate in the six key principles of a Trauma Informed Approach to recovery.

To provide housing related support for vulnerable adults, in order to enable them to move on to independent living and achieve their goals.

To support and assist service users, as determined by their individual needs, identified through assessment and support planning.

To work effectively with statutory agencies and stakeholders to increase attendance at statutory appointments and intervention programmes.

To treat clients with the respect they deserve and support all persons without judgement or discrimination.

If you are interested in applying for this post please email: jobs@excelhousingsolutions.com and request an application form.

Alternatively apply online via our website – see below for an online application form :

CV’S will not be considered, we will only accept application forms!

The closing date for this post is Wednesday 13th April 2022