HOUSING SUPPORT WORKERS
Fusion Housing provides housing advice, housing related support services, learning & employment opportunities to people in Kirklees, along with managed tenancy services in Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield.
Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week
Salary: Band 3A, £23,541 to £24,491 per annum, with potential progression to 3BLocation: Dewsbury and Huddersfield
Benefits include: Generous holiday entitlement: 30 days annual leave, plus 2 floating days,
plus bank holidays! Employer’s pension contribution of 5% of salary.
Do you want to help people in Kirklees live independent and fulfilling lives?
Do you want to make a real impact on improving the opportunities and life chances of others?
Are you looking for a challenge? Do you have the skills to tailor your approach to the goals of the people you work with? Are you proactive and innovative? If so, we want to meet YOU!
Fusion are part of a partnership of social sector organisations working to support people in our community who face an increased risk of homelessness as a result of their support needs. Their goal is to help the people using their service to secure or maintain suitable accommodation, to improve their health & well-being, and to develop the skills they need to live independently.
Fusion are looking for motivated, dynamic individuals to join their team of skilled and experienced Housing Support Workers, working one to one with their participants to achieve their goals in an outcomes-based framework.
You will have:
At least 2 years’ recent experience of working in a supportive capacity with individuals experiencing one or a combination of the following: homelessness, mental ill health, substance misuse and/or offending
Experience of working in the field of housing and homelessness
Up to date knowledge of welfare benefits and housing legislation
The ability to respond effectively to the needs of individuals in a non-judgemental way
Send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you are applying to work with fusion and how you meet the requirements listed in the employee specification to HR@fusionhousing.org.uk Job description, employee specification and guidance notes are available to download from the website www.fusionhousing.org.ukGot any questions? Call Reema (07918259447) or Kean (07506359560) for a chat.The closing date is 9am on Tuesday 31st August 2021, however posts may be filled before this date as all applications will be considered at the point of submission.
Fusion Housing has a commitment to safeguarding children and adults at risk and will ensure that all its policies reflect this.
This recruitment is taking place under our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Procedures.
An enhanced DBS check will be required.