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Mobile Support Worker

Employer
Housing for Women
Location
Ealing, London (Greater)
Salary
£31,324 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Function
Operations & Service Delivery
Sector
Housing & Homelessness
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract
Seniority
Executive

Mobile Support Worker
Ealing, London

About Us

Housing for Women is a registered charity and independent housing association. We champion female empowerment by providing and promoting affordable homes for women and gender-specific support services. Since 1934, we have been working to build a more equal society for women, a world where everyone has a safe roof over their head regardless of circumstance, where violence against women is no longer tolerated.

We are currently seeking a Mobile Support Worker to join us on a full-time basis, working 37.5 hours per week, until March 2025 as part of our Ealing DVA Service – Supported Housing.

The Benefits

- Salary of £31,324 per annum
- Attractive pension scheme
- Perkbox
- Buying and selling annual leave
- Health Shield
- Season Ticket loan
- Subsidised gym membership
- Course Funding

If you have experience of working with adults in a social care setting, this your chance to positively impact the lives of women as part of our fantastic charity.

You will have the opportunity to play a critical role in empowering women, helping them take control of their lives and develop a stable home environment.

Ready to make a positive difference to the lives of countless women? Read on and apply today.

The Role

As a Mobile Support Worker, you will support and empower women, many of whom have complex needs.

Working on placements covering short and medium term staff vacancies, you will work across all supported housing services to provide a safe and empowering environment for women and their dependents.

You will implement a range of interventions and support measures to women experiencing or escaping domestic violence, or resettling following release from prison.

Advocating on women’s behalf or empowering them to fully access their welfare,
legal, social and housing rights, you will deliver our full range of quality services.

About You

To be considered as a Mobile Support Worker, you will need:

- Experience of working with adults in a related social care setting
- Experience of working in a support role and promoting independence
- Experience of working in partnership with other agencies
- Experience of undertaking individual assessments, including risk assessments, and developing support plans
- Up to date knowledge of and training in legal rights
- A relevant qualification or training in the issues around domestic violence and abuse, problematic substance misuse and the criminal justice system

Candidates interested in applying should attach a cover letter outlining how they meet the essential criteria specified in the person specification as well as how they think they meet Housing for Women’s EPIC values.

Other organisations might call this role DVA, IDVA, Domestic Violence Advisor, Independent Domestic Violence Advisor, Support Worker, Housing Support Worker, Refuge Support Worker, Refuge Support Officer, or Women’s Support Worker.

Webrecruit and Housing for Women are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re ready to play a key role in helping women as a Mobile Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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