Family Tenancy Support Worker
Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary - £21,517 for full time and pro rata for part time (NB: The full time working week is 39 hours)
Job type/hours - permanet, fixed term, various hours.
Closing date: Friday 30th November
Interview date: Wednesday 12th December
The Roberts Centre enjoys an enviable reputation for its work with families and children and has achieved national recognition for its high quality services.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for three Family Tenancy Support Workers to provide a flexible and responsive crisis intervention and prevention service to vulnerable people with support needs who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Details of the posts available
29.5 hours per week ~ worker over 5 days this is a Permanent position
39 hours per week ~ worked over 5 days thispost is Fixed Term until 31st July 2019
23.5 hours per week ~ worked over 4 days thispost is Fixed Term until 31st July 2019
Area: The service is based in central Portsmouth and support is delivered in Portsmouth and Havant
The Family Tenancy Support Service adopts a client centred approach in offering practical advice and support to vulnerable families and single adults in addressing issues which may put them at risk of homelessness. As a Family Tenancy Support Worker you will need to have excellent communication skills and experience of working with vulnerable individuals and/or families.
You will work with the client group at their home and within the community to creatively develop action plans and support clients in the following areas; money and debt management, home management, parenting, family relationships and neighbourly relations. Support provided will enable clients to develop the skills necessary in order to manage their tenancies or privately owned homes independently and reduce incidences of homelessness.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with determination, motivation and a passion to make a real difference by supporting people find positive solutions. You will be an integral part of the organisation who shares our values and who has the passion to help us to improve the lives of Children and Families. Staff also benefit from internal and external training opportunities as part of their development.
You will need a car with motor insurance cover for business purposes.
Successful applicant will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Disclosure (DBS) disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by The Roberts Centre.