Housing Support Practitioner
We are seeking a Housing Support Practitioner, working within our housing team. This position is full-time (35 hours per week) but part time will be considered.
Based – Kings Court Bristol
Salary – £22,920 – £27,540 (1 Year Fixed-Term Contract initially)
We are looking for people who are passionate about tackling homelessness and promoting recovery to join our team.
The role will be to support clients at various stages of recovery from drug & alcohol addiction, in our supported accommodation across Bristol. Working to the Senior Housing Practitioners, the successful candidate will have experience of building strong relationships with people, and the desire to help the most vulnerable people in our society to get back on their feet.
Our Housing Support Practitioners are key to delivering our vision of supporting increasing number of clients in to recovery from homelessness and addiction. Some of the key tasks for this role include to:
Support clients on a one-to-one basis in Ara housing across Bristol
Develop housing support plans that meet the identified needs of the Service User for the complete recovery journey.
Ensure that the estates management requirements and quality improvement plans are delivered to the highest possible standard.
Keep abreast of current services, organisations and community resources that meet client needs (including peer mentoring).
Take a strength-based approach to helping people to make a change.
Work with clients to improve self-sufficiency, re-integrate in to the community, and achieve successful move-on from the service.
In return we offer:
A competitive and benchmarked salary.
A 35 hour working week to promote a healthy work-life balance, with flexible working.
Up to 32 days annual leave, as well as all UK bank holidays.
A pension scheme, comprehensive training, and a 24hr Employee Assistance Program.
Meaningful and fulfilling work that makes a real difference to some of the most vulnerable people in our society
Closing date for applications – 9am Friday 31st December 2021
Interviews – 5th, 6th and 7th January 2022