Supported Accommodation Keyworker - Gibson

Jigsaw Support
££30,153.76 Per Annum
35 hours per week on a shift rota basis, includes evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
Fixed term Fixed Term for 6 months

Would you like to work for a company who is accredited as an outstanding company to work for in Best Companies 2023?

Jigsaw Homes Group offers employees a very competitive 27 days holiday per annum, including 3 days for Christmas closure (5 day working week) plus bank holidays plus additional days after 2 years continuous service (to a maximum of 5 days) We also offer our employees the option to buy/sell up to 5 days extra leave per year.

As a Jigsaw employee you will also receive Incremental salaried pay, occupational sick pay, access to the Social Housing Pension Scheme, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, Simply Health membership, access to on-site gyms and training/development opportunities.

If you are looking for a career with an outstanding company then please read on.

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.

The Supported Temporary Accommodation service provides temporary accommodation to homeless people in Tameside. The service’s main aim is to resettle people into the community and assist in overcoming their barriers to rehousing.

Role Information:

We are looking for an enthusiastic keyworker to join our team within our contracted homeless accommodation service.

You will have experience in supporting people with complex needs.

Working as part of motivated team, you will be providing support and advice to maintain the welfare, health and safety of all our customers.

You will have experience working with vulnerable client groups in a front line customer environment and you will have great communication skills with the ability to respond sensitively to individuals’ needs.

Knowledge of housing and welfare benefits legislation would be desirable.

We operate a 24/7 service for our customers covering all aspects of homelessness and we also provide an out of hours service for our partners so you will provide cover on a rota basis and be willing to work all shift patterns.

If this sounds like the perfect job for you then don’t hesitate to apply now by uploading your current, up to date CV and a covering letter.

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

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