Support Worker

Alliance Homes
Social Housing
£20,160 - £22,401 per annum, pro rata
Thursday, 21st November 2019
Closing Date:
Friday, 3rd January 2020
Part Time
DBS check:
Credit check:

Job Description

Actual Salary – £10,080 – £11,201 per annum, pro rata

Fixed Term Contract

18.5 hours per week


About the role:


We are looking for a Support Worker to join our team on a 12-month fixed-term contract.


With a focus on excellent customer service, effective communication and a passion for helping people at a time of need, you will provide support interventions to people with a wide variety of housing related support needs including homelessness, tenancy sustainment, employability and Welfare Benefits.


Your person-centred approach will empower customers to develop the necessary skills and motivation to improve their lives and successfully sustain independent living.


About you:


You will have worked in a similar role before, whether it be in Housing, Social Care or a customer focussed environment and you will have a genuine empathy with Alliance’s purpose.


Current knowledge of issues that can affect customers in need of support, alongside knowledge of Safeguarding and private and homelessness provision is also required.


As you will be supporting a range of customers, with different needs, excellent communication skills, both written and interpersonal are needed.


Due to the nature of this role, you will need to be able to drive with access to your own vehicle.


The successful candidate will also be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.



About us:


Alliance Homes Group is a community based social housing provider operating in the West of England. We currently own and manage around 6,500 homes and employ 500+ colleagues, have an annual turnover of £42 million and work in partnership with local, regional and national agencies to deliver our services.


Our head office in Portishead is situated by the Marina, with free parking and within easy walking distance to high street shops, coffee bars, restaurants and several supermarkets. The offices are newly refurbished offering a modern ‘agile’ and collaborative working environment.


On top of the standard benefits including 25 days holiday and a generous Pension, we also offer a Healthcare Cash Plan, a Rewards portal with access to 100’s of different discounts and Your Alliance Day, an extra day off to say thanks for being part of the team. And this isn’t even all of it!


If you are interested and ready to bring your AGAME (these are our values), apply today.


We believe in inclusion, equality of opportunity, and understand the value of a diverse mix of talented people and we therefore welcome applicants that would help us to increase our diversity.

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