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Support Worker

Posted 6 days ago

  • Pinhoe, Devon
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
About The Role

Are you prepared to go the extra mile to ensure a positive outcome for your customers? Have you served in the armed forces and have the skills that would support and encourage other veterans?

We are looking for a Support Worker to join our team in New Seasons, which isa new Supported Housing service operating across Devon to provide housing with support to people who have servedin the UK armed forces. We are committed to supporting the Office for Veterans Affairs ambition to end Veteran Homelessness and will work with Operation Fortitude who receive and manage referrals for veteranswho are homeless or are facing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.

We will be working closely with other specialist providers to deliver pro-active, holistic support to veterans, preventing homelessness and helping them to identify their goals and aspirations, build confidence, self-esteem and pride, and move forward to further independence, meaningful activity and stability.

We are looking for someone to work with us who are motivated to make a positive contribution to the lives of the people we support and have a can do approach to their work.

You will provide support and advice around managing a tenancy, working with benefits (housing benefits, universal credits, PIP and other), bills, exploring options around education, training and employment,budgeting, linking with and signposting to agencies and ac...