Who we are:
Jigsaw Homes Group is one of the largest housing groups in England with more than 35,000 homes across the North West and East Midlands.
We provide quality, low-cost housing and play a wider role in making sure our residents thrive in their homes and benefit from living in healthy, sustainable communities.
About the department:
At Jigsaw Support our focus is on helping people to live happy, healthy lives in a safe home and supporting our most vulnerable individuals is our top priority. Working within the Jigsaw Support Team you will be part of an innovative, forward thinking team that encourages success. We are passionate about improving the quality of lives of our customers by supporting them to achieve their goals and independence. In addition to delivering our existing support services, we are always seeking new innovative partnerships, solutions and funding opportunities, responding to need and working with communities in which we can make a difference. With more than 200 staff from offices in Ashton under Lyne, Leigh and in our supported accommodation projects across the North West, we support over 7,000 people annually through the contracts we manage.
This position is within our Rough Sleepers’ Accommodation programme in Tameside. The programme offers self-contained longer term temporary accommodation and wrap around support to people with experience of rough sleeping, to enable them to live as independently as possible and gain the skills and confidence to sustain a tenancy and live a fulfilling life.
The Keyworker will work across shifts to cover the service from 8am-8pm, including some weekends and bank holidays. They will carry a small caseload and offer person centered, wrap around support to address any barriers to tenancy sustainment and move on to permanent accommodation. These barriers could include substance use, mental and physical health difficulties, offending, domestic abuse, debt and money management issues.
You will be rewarded with not only knowing that you have helped someone access a much-needed new home, or take that first step on the property ladder but also with some great benefits.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive a sufficient number of CV's.
* Please note, the provisional date for interviews is TBC *