Outreach Housing Support Worker
  • Employer: Catalyst Housing Limited
  • Reference: NTXGO851823
  • Published: Fri 20/01/2023, 15:58 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/02/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 39 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £21,569 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire

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Outreach Housing Support Worker

What we’re looking for:   

  • A strong desire to work with vulnerable and complex young people to achieve the positive outcomes
     
  • Previous experience working with young people

  •  An understanding of safeguarding and knowledge of the benefit system

  • Experience or knowledge of the housing sector
     

If you do, this role is perfect for you! Here at Peabody, we have an opportunity for a Outreach Housing Support Worker on a Permanent basis in St Albans.

 

A bit about the role:

As a Outreach Housing Support Worker you will be work with a team of motivated, compassionate and dedicated colleagues to help young people prepare to live independently.  The service is delivered in partnership with Herts Young Homeless, who are the contract holder. Some of the key results for the role include: 

  • Be totally committed to delivering excellent customer experience – embodying our values everyday in the way you deal with the customers and colleagues
  • Work closely with HYH in delivering the service.
     
  • Have the ability to work along and as part of a team
     
  • Have good communication and IT skills
     
  • Ensure young people receive the correct support by working and building effective relationships with wide range of external agencies
     
  • Ensure young people receive the correct support by working and building effective relationships with wide range of external agencies
     
  • Able to regularly climb stairs

This role will require an Enhanced DBS check, a driver’s licence and access to a vehicle.

 

A bit about us: 

Peabody are one of the largest housing associations in the UK, and we’ll be even bigger when our merger with Catalyst is complete in April 2023. Our mission is to help people flourish and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers.  

Here just a few of the benefits for working at Peabody: 

  • Flexible and hybrid working (depending on the role) 

  • 30 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays 

  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates  

  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year  

  • Flexible benefits scheme, including family friendly benefits and access to a discount portal  

 

Are you ready to apply? 

To be considered for the role of Outreach Housing Support Worker, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit both your CV and a bit about why we should consider you for the role.  

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