Housing Support Practitioner

Ara Recovery For All
£24,348 - £25,971
Closing Date: 
Friday, 24 March, 2023 - 10:00
Contract Type: 
Full Time
35 per week
Contract Details: 
Initial fixed term contract to end March 2024, with extension to be confirmed
Details of Role: 

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 - £24,348 - £25,971 1 yr fixed term to end March 2024 with possibility of extension


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



How to Apply: 

To apply, please email recruitment@recovery4all.co.uk with a CV and covering letter, or call us on 0330 1340 286.  For more information about Ara, please visit www.recovery4all.co.uk 

Closing date for applications – March 24th 2023

Contact Person: 
Richard Chilvers
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
11-12 Kings Court King Street Bristol BS1 4EF