Floating Support Worker - Islington FS Complex Needs

Team
Islington Complex Needs FS
Location
Islington
No. of Vacancies
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Salary
Starting at 23,249 rising incrementally to 25,047 per annum (starting salary dependent on relevant experience)
Closing Date
30/07/2021
Ref No
SHP1120

The Islington Complex Needs Team is part of the Islington Multidisciplinary Floating Support Service, which provides a dynamic and empowering service to vulnerable clients across a variety of tenures.

The Complex Needs Team offers support to vulnerable  people with a range of tenancy-related support needs. The support is centred around each individual client and also focuses on areas such as, increasing social networks, managing money, support to address mental health needs, offending behaviour, substance use and ETE

Single Homeless Project is a London-wide charity. Our vision is of a society where everyone has a place to call home and the chance to live a fulfilling life. 

We help single Londoners by preventing homelessness, providing support and accommodation, promoting wellbeing, enhancing opportunity, and being a voice for change. From supporting people in crisis to helping people take the final steps towards independence and employment, we make a difference to 10,000 lives every year across all 32 boroughs.

We work in partnership with  Local Authority Housing Department, Probation Service, Mental Health Services, Treatment Services and other community groups to support clients to find and maintain suitable accommodation, access services, increase independence and improve their quality of life.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced individual, to join our Complex Needs Floating Support Team.  Reporting directly to the Team Manager, you will support the day to day running of the Service, taking responsibility for a caseload of clients and producing comprehensive and high quality support plans and risk assessments, on an ongoing basis.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of working with clients who have Mental Health and/or Substance Use issues in a holistic and creative way. 

Closing date: 16th July 2021 (at Midnight)

Interviews will be held on: 27th July 2021

This post will require an Enhanced DBS check to be processed for the successful applicant

Our attractive benefits package includes:

  • A salary increase after successfully completing six months.
  • A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am – 4pm) in non-accommodation services
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing annually to the maximum 30 days (plus paid Bank Holidays),
  • A contributory pension scheme: Single Homeless Project will contribute the equivalent of 5% of your annual salary
  • Staff Health Cash Plan and discounts scheme
  • Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work

Single Homeless Project is actively committed to equal opportunities and the promotion of diversity and inclusion, in all of our services and workplaces.  We are also Disability Confident Committed, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and are IIP Silver accredited.