Social Care  2023-06-19 10:20:23


£12 – £15/annum Temporary Contract ? Full Time Hours ? Fle


Housing Caseworker – Temporary Contract – Full Time Hours – Flexible Working – Established Charity – Competitive Pay Rate – Mileage Contribution – Social Working Hour

Are you experienced in supporting vulnerable people? Do you have a passion for providing safe accommodation? Do you want to help end homelessness?
The Company
An established charity with a focus on empowerment, seeking solutions and developing independence for vulnerable people across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and surrounding Southeast England.
With a particular focus on mental health, refugee resettlement and homelessness, this company are niche in their operations, adding value to service users lives and offering tailor-made care and support. Core values of this company include a compassionate and personalised approach to helping others; they don’t just focus on statistics, but remain person-centred at all times, collaborating within teams and across agencies to maximise success.
The Role
The vacancy is that of a Housing Caseworker; this is a 3-month contract to be considered for extension and/or permanence.
Pay rate for this job is £12.00 (PAYE) or £14.50 (Umbrella).
Homeless Pathway Support Worker’s will work across services in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
This is a full-time job; 37.5 hours per week, typically working between Monday & Friday, 9AM to 5PM. There may be occasional flexibility required alongside this.
Our client champion flexible working and will happily accommodate adjusted working times around core hours, and also equip their staff with technology allowing for some-level of hybrid working. 
The Responsibilities
The post of a Case Worker is to provide a strategic and intensive support plan to rough sleepers recently accommodated, or ex-rough sleepers moving on from supported housing. This role will include liaising with landlords to secure and retain accommodation.
Coordinating referrals from partnering rough sleeper organisations, including Council Housing Officers, supported housing providers etc.  
Supporting clients in accessing additional support services where needed, e.g., welfare & benefits, education & employment.
The Requirements
Candidates must have access to a full UK driving license to accommodate travel between services and will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Experience held in working with vulnerable people with complex needs, including mental health, learning disability, challenging behaviour, rough sleepers and substance misuse.
Knowledge and working experience of relevant IT systems, such as MS Office, and the ability to complete admin work to a high ability.
Strong communicator and interpersonal skills.
Understanding of relevant supporting subjects, such as welfare & benefits, housing, education, employment etc.
Completed training in safeguarding and working knowledge of mental health. 
The Desirables
Qualifications in or equivalent to a Level 3 Health & Social Care NVQ or equivalent.
2-years of working experience held specifically working with rough sleepers or within a homeless charity. 
The Rewards
CV Enhancing Organisation; this charity will greatly enhance the CV of the contractor successful in this job, with their reputation being recognised across Oxfordshire and surrounding South England.
Work Life Balance; with flexible working hours and hybrid working, Youth Project Workers can maintain a health work-life balance and sustained wellbeing.
Competitive Pay; with a competitive hourly rate and opportunity to also receive mileage contributions and enhanced rates for bank holidays, Youth Project Workers are paid competitively.   
The Application
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