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Hostel Support Worker

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Job Introduction

Job Title:                Hostel Support Worker

Salary:                    £19,000 - £22,000

Job Location:         Staffordshire Moorlands

Contract:                Permanent

Weekly Hours:        35 (Monday to Friday)

 

Who are Your Housing Group? Well for starters…. 88% of our employees recommend us as a great place to work!  Your Housing Group has over 29,000 homes across the North West, Yorkshire, and the Midlands. Our residents range from teenagers, right through to retirement age and beyond with varying requirements, needs and support.

What’s the role?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Regional Hostel Support Worker, covering Staffordshire Moorlands.   

You will live locally to Staffordshire Moorlands, to be able to travel around your regional ‘patch’ without excessive time on the road. 

You will also be required to visit our modern Head Office in Birchwood, Warrington (WA3 7QH), for meetings and training.

What will I be responsible for?

As Hostel Support Worker, you be responsible for the management of Temporary Accommodation, receiving homeless referrals from the local council, completing Risk Assessments with the customer and necessary checks with other agencies, you will complete Housing Benefit applications and conducting regular welfare calls and signpost customers into support agencies if necessary.

What will make me stand out from the crowd?

We’re looking for……

What’s in it for me?

Alongside a competitive salary of £19,000 - £22,000, you will receive 33 days annual leave.

We also provide a great benefits package, including a contributory pension where we match your contribution up to 8%, a Healthcare cash plan through BHSF, that doesn’t just provide dental and optician cashback but also health and wellbeing benefits (such as 24/7 GP Access and alternative therapies).

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and therefore as part of the Group’s pre-employment checks, successful  applicants will be required to complete a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

As this role allows access to confidential tenancy information, we regret we are unable to accept applications from existing tenants/residents or from those who have an association with existing tenants/residents. HR Services; please ensure a tenancy auto-reject questionnaire is used for this vacancy

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.                      

Closing date:  1st June 2022

We may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property and any applicants who declare they have a disability. If these applicants meet the minimum requirements for the role (as set out in the role profile and/or person specification) they will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified.  YHG1

Vacancy Details

Job Title:                Hostel Support Worker

Salary:                    £19,000 - £22,000

Job Location:         Staffordshire Moorlands

Contract:                Permanent

Weekly Hours:        35 (Monday to Friday)

 

Who are Your Housing Group? Well for starters…. 88% of our employees recommend us as a great place to work!  Your Housing Group has over 29,000 homes across the North West, Yorkshire, and the Midlands. Our residents range from teenagers, right through to retirement age and beyond with varying requirements, needs and support.

What’s the role?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Regional Hostel Support Worker, covering Staffordshire Moorlands.   

You will live locally to Staffordshire Moorlands, to be able to travel around your regional ‘patch’ without excessive time on the road. 

You will also be required to visit our modern Head Office in Birchwood, Warrington (WA3 7QH), for meetings and training.

What will I be responsible for?

As Hostel Support Worker, you be responsible for the management of Temporary Accommodation, receiving homeless referrals from the local council, completing Risk Assessments with the customer and necessary checks with other agencies, you will complete Housing Benefit applications and conducting regular welfare calls and signpost customers into support agencies if necessary.

What will make me stand out from the crowd?

We’re looking for……

What’s in it for me?

Alongside a competitive salary of £19,000 - £22,000, you will receive 33 days annual leave.

We also provide a great benefits package, including a contributory pension where we match your contribution up to 8%, a Healthcare cash plan through BHSF, that doesn’t just provide dental and optician cashback but also health and wellbeing benefits (such as 24/7 GP Access and alternative therapies).

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and therefore as part of the Group’s pre-employment checks, successful  applicants will be required to complete a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

As this role allows access to confidential tenancy information, we regret we are unable to accept applications from existing tenants/residents or from those who have an association with existing tenants/residents. HR Services; please ensure a tenancy auto-reject questionnaire is used for this vacancy

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.                      

Closing date:  1st June 2022

We may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property and any applicants who declare they have a disability. If these applicants meet the minimum requirements for the role (as set out in the role profile and/or person specification) they will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified.  YHG1

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