Housing Support & Resettlement Worker

ForViva is a forward-thinking social organisation that positively impacts communities. We're also proud to create opportunities that make things happen - for people, families, homes and communities. We're a busy team with lots to do. We can only achieve this if we've got the right resources so we look for people and partners with as much enthusiasm and passion as we have for making things happen.

Forfutures is a new service within the Group, which has been set up to deliver the homeless support service in Cheshire West and Chester in partnership with the Council. Forfutures is supporting those who are at risk of being homeless, those without secure accommodation and people sleeping rough. Due to the development and growth of the service we currently have opportunities available for people to join the team as Housing Support & Resettlement Worker within the Accommodation service.

In this role you will work alongside customers, using a person centred approach to support them in practical tasks which will help to achieve the goals and outcomes as outlined in their support plans and risk assessments. You will positively engage with Customers on a one to one basis supporting them in their journey towards accessing and maintaining permanent accommodation. You will have the ability to build Customer confidence, personal worth, motivation, emotional wellbeing and a positive work ethic.

We are looking for somebody who holds an NVQ Level 2/3 in Social Care or equivalent and has experience of providing care and/or support services within social care setting. An understanding of the support needs and the issues facing our customers is essential for this role along with a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle.

ForViva is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Closing date: 18th January 2019 (please be aware that this vacancy may close earlier dependant on number of applications)

Interviews: Week beginning 21st January 2019

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