Community Housing Support Worker (Job Ref: 19375)

Position Categories: Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Midlands, new, Other, Part Time, Physical Disabilities

Location: Leicester

Salary: Up to £7.80ph based on experience

Closing Date: 25 December 2017


Short Job Description:

Creative Support have recently secured an exciting new contract to provide an Independent Living Supported Housing Service to vulnerable adults in Leicester.

The Independent Living Supported Housing Service is a highly responsive housing related support service for people with a range of needs including learning disabilities, mental health support needs, physical disabilities, sensory disabilities, those being discharged from hospital, or have needs relating to a long term or enduring health condition. This support is provided to service users within supported tenancies across Leicester.

As each service user receives a few hours of support per week, the aim of the service is to provide enabling housing relating support to achieve positive move on, reduce the risk of losing accommodation, provide help and support in acquiring the skills to maintain and retain independence, help to maintain positive health and wellbeing to reduce or avoid crisis in health and wellbeing, improve social inclusion, enhance independence and contribute to improved and sustained quality of life for vulnerable adults.

The primary purpose of the service is to enable people to:

• Sustain and maintain their tenancy
• Live as independently as possible
• Where applicable, work towards moving onto greater independence
• To achieve and maintain their potential in relation to physical, intellectual, emotional and social capacity
• To improve and maintain positive health and wellbeing
• To offer a post crisis response where required and be flexible to the needs of the individual
• Ensure positive move on into independent accommodation

Up to 6 full time positions are available. Part-time and flexible options are always considered.

Applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website. Please note applications will be shortlisted as they are received and we may contact you before the closing date to arrange an interview.


Application Instructions:

Download the full job description and application form below, print a copy and post to us (applications which are completed by typing can be emailed to us at recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk).

It's important for you to read the full job description so that you can complete your application form with details relevant to the position. Make sure you read our Recruitment FAQs before sending in your application form.

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.


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