Housing Support Worker

About The Role
Exciting opportunity for a Housing Support worker to Saha in supporting people to live independently
At Saha, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, providing support for adults who are in need of support and accommodation.

In St Helens you will be working across 3 schemes 2 long term schemes for over 55 and 1 short term schemes for those over the age of 18
You will:

  • Get to know and build the trust of our clients
  • Help clients to live independently
  • Encourage participation in work, education, social and leisure programmes
  • Support residents with the practicalities of everyday living
The benefits on offer
In return for helping to transform lives, we’ll give you access to some great benefits.

These include:
  • 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • A High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)
  • Pension with life assurance
  • Discounted private medical insurance
  • Loans available for financial emergencies
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • A full Induction package and training relevant to the role
  • Long service awards from 2.5 years
  • Support to learn and develop your career

About The Candidate
Our Housing Support workers will instinctively share Saha’s delivery values and behaviours, loving your work, helping people to thrive and always finding a way to be effective.

You will need to:
  • Support our residents ensuring their rights as tenants are upheld and monitor their bejewelling to identify when additional support is required, demonstrating care and compassion
  • Provide regular support planning to those residents in the long term service and move on planning and support for those in the short term service
  • Maintain an efficient administration system which meets the needs set by Saha for records and reports, complying with statutory or regulatory requirements
  • Liaise and maintain good working relationships with external contacts in order to facilitate referrals, support, payments and create a professional image of the association
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of individuals and families that come to our attention
  • The post holder is responsible for fulfilling duties in relation to health and safety, that are relevant to their role, as set out in the Health & Safety Policy

About The Company
A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness. 
Saha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.
As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination. 
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

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