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Intensive Housing Support Practitioner

We are excited to be recruiting for a new practitioner to join our growing team to take on varied, intensive support work on our housing support programme, based in Bexley and the surrounding areas.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate who has proven experience of working with “vulnerable adults”.

You will be supporting individuals with complex needs, including mental and physical illness, substance misuse, unemployment, and social isolation. The purpose of the role is to provide intensive interventions to single households to move out of temporary accommodation into secure housing in Bexley and surrounding boroughs. The aim of the programme is to support individuals with tenancy sustainment, employment and training support, financial management, wellbeing, and community connection. You will be working in partnership with other key stakeholders, including the Local Authority, housing providers and community organisation to support people’s journey onto independence and sustainable housing. The ability to be empathetic and balanced in your approach when working with the complex needs of our clients in line with regulatory compliance is important.

You will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of providing excellent customer service and have the ability to use own initiative and take responsibility for all aspects of the project and work as part of a team.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and hands-on practitioner with excellent interpersonal skills who is able to work sensitively with vulnerable people from all backgrounds.

To find out more details, download the full job description and person specification here.

Deadline for applications: Friday 21st February 2020, 12pm midday. Interviews expected to take place on the week commencing 2nd March 2020. 

HOW TO APPLY: If you wish, you can apply for this job via CharityJob. Alternatively, please send a CV and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages explain how you meet the criteria for the role. Please also include:

    • Why do you wish to apply for this role
    • What you would like to gain from this role
    • Your relevant experience, knowledge and skills
    • What other qualities you have that you could bring to the role
      • Whether you have an up-to-date DBS and DRB check.
    • When you are available to begin work

Please send completed applications to: msinghji@kineara.co.uk