ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Housing and Resettlement worker, you will report to the Deputy and/or Service Manager. You will carry out supported housing management duties within your role, providing professionalism, customer service, and a responsive service. You will maintain social contact and company with the residents to help enhance quality of life, enhance personal safety, health and security, sustainment of tenancy, and improve their financial independence.
Work Pattern: Flexible Shifts
ABOUT THE SERVICE
Holman House Bedford is commissioned by Bedford Borough Council to deliver housing related support services for people with mental health problems. The aim of our service is to provide a short term service to enable clients to recover, stabilise and manage their mental health, develop or rebuild their independent living skills, engage with other key services within the locality and access suitable intermediate or long term housing.
Our 19 bed property offers a safe, peaceful and supportive living environment for individuals wanting to engage with support to increase their levels of independence.
Our support programme is led by the individual and co-ordinated with support staff and external agencies. We work with our Service Users to create personalised support plans using the Recovery Star system and record and measure
If you have the passion, creativity, and tenacity to make a real difference in people's lives, challenge stigma and make our communities safer, we would love to hear from you!
We're looking for someone who shares our values and passion for what we do, ideally a team player who can communicate effectively with others and build effective working relations. Someone who is confident working in the sector, and ideally has worked in a similar environment although this is not essential. We're looking for someone who is willing to be open to new challenges, use their own initiative to resolve problems, and think outside the box to support the residents we work with. The person we hire will respect all aspects of EDI, and be compassionate, supportive, and empowering to others.
OVERVIEW OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Other responsibilities than those described above may be required to be undertaken from time to time and will be expected to be performed to as long as it is within the capability and level of the position.
What we are looking for:
What we would like, but not essential:
Please refer to the JDPS attached for more details on the vacancy and our requirements/key criteria.
WORKING FOR US
Social Interest Group (SIG) believes good care and support improve lives. Our values of ambition, empowerment, transparency, and inclusivity drive everything we do. Our mission is to empower people who are marginalised by building powerful partnerships and creative solutions that bridge gaps in provision and aid recovery, reablement and resettlement.
SIG is a not-for-profit organisation providing thousands of people with good-quality support and care in residential, drop-in centres, community floating support settings (including people's own homes), probation settings, and hospitals awaiting discharge. We do so across London, Brighton, Bedfordshire, Luton, and Kent. We believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed services to make a difference. We work with high standards and external and internal regulatory frameworks.
Want to know how we work? Watch our short Theory of Change video to see how we support people towards a brighter future: Theory of Change
Further details can be found on our website here: Theory of Change - Social Interest Group - Social Interest Group.
Ambition – Eager to succeed and to accomplish as much as possible for our people
Empowerment – Giving staff and the people we support the tools, training, and information they need to achieve their potential
Transparency – Upfront and visible about our actions and open to scrutiny from stakeholders, service users, and staff
Inclusivity – Listening to, understanding, and including all our stakeholders to ensure we make a difference and get things right
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