In this position, you will be required to: - Hold a caseload of key clients and conduct regular key working sessions resulting in agreed support plans. - Support service users develop necessary skills to sustain accommodation long term and improve their quality of life. - Respond in a psychologically informed way to the challenges posed by complex needs in a residential setting - Respond to and asses all referrals. - Support service users ready to move to step down. - Build and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders, including other teams within, external agencies such as care teams & GPs/pharmacies - Work with service users to maximise benefit entitlements and secure project income through efficient rent collection and the minimisation of arrears and void loss - Support the development of independent budgeting skills - Participate in housing management procedures, such as room checks, locality checks and Health and Safety checks
To apply for this role, you must have; - Experience working with vulnerable adults including mental health. - An understanding of how trauma and adversity have the potential to create re-occurring incidences of multiple disadvantage, homelessness and mental distress - An awareness of the Care Act 2014 and demonstrable understanding of what it means for service users. - Experience working within a psychologically informed environment (PIE) model. - The ability to build relationships with people who may be reluctant to trust or work with you, whilst maintaining professional boundaries - The ability to navigate complex mental health systems and specialities. - An understanding of the multiple issues that can lead to homelessness and how such experiences can impact service users.
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