Keyworker - Accommodation based Service for Care Leavers and Young People aged 17-25

Jigsaw Support
03/Jul/2022
££23,424.00 Per Annum
35 hours, Monday-Friday with some bank holidays
Fixed Term

Who we are:

Jigsaw Homes Group is one of the largest housing groups in England with more than 33,000 homes across the North West and East Midlands, employing over 1400 employees.  Our main social purpose is to provide quality homes as solid foundations for people to thrive for the rest of their lives.

About the department:

Jigsaw Support brings together our support services from across the Jigsaw Group. Our projects and services are as diverse as the needs of the people we support and range from homelessness and housing advice, domestic abuse support, employment services to agency managed properties and much more.

Role Information:

**Please note this role is Fixed Term until 31st October 2022**

You will work alongside a small team of keyworkers providing housing related support to help care leavers and other young people live independent and happy lives, within an accommodation based setting (dispersed accommodation and floating support.)

 You will work to help young people address any barriers they may have so they can move on to permanent tenancies and help equip them to live independently.

 You will work in partnership with other organisations such as Tameside Council, its homelessness services provider, the Leaving Care team, Social Care, and others, to help provide positive outcomes for people in all aspects of their life, from health, education and relationships to emotional wellbeing, housing and community integration.

Jigsaw Benefits:

You will be rewarded with not only knowing that you have helped change people’s lives, but also with some great benefits.

You will also get:

  • 27 working days holiday per annum (rising with extended service and additional leave given for the Christmas closure),
  • Option to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave
  • Occupational sick pay,
  • Access to gym facilities at our main offices,
  • Access to the Social Housing Pension Scheme,
  • Simply Health membership, unlimited 24/7 online GP appointments and mental health support. Plus fast money back towards face-to-face health appointments and more
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave,
  • Training/development opportunities.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive a sufficient number of CV's

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