Support Worker for Supporting Lives

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Contract Type: Permanent

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Full or Part time

Application deadline:

Based: Northumberland

Salary: £20,444 to 21,269 Per Annum

Salary Type: Salary Scale

Location: Northumberland

Role description: Project Support

Supporting Lives was established in 2014 with the specific objective of providing people with safe, supported accommodation in the North-East of England. We currently operate a range of transitional support properties across Blyth, Ashington and Lynmouth. As a housing support worker, you will be working in a fast-paced environment and be required to respond quickly to changing circumstances. You will be required to carry out initial needs assessments, support planning and practical advice and support that will include harm reduction with tenants referred directly by Local Authority Homelessness teams. You will be experienced working with harm reduction strategies and delivering a range of practical support to develop peoples independent living skills, positive behaviour change and physical/mental wellbeing. You will work as part of an experienced team providing support to people with often complex needs, including mental health, substance misuse, and physical health problems, as well as those who have experienced trauma or homelessness.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter via email to Naomi@supporting-lives.org 

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