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Application Deadline
01 May 2024

Contract type
Fixed term contract until March 2025

Hours
Part-time, 16 hours every other weekend

Salary
£12.45 per hour

Main working location
Gravesend

North Kent Mind – weekend hostel support worker

Do you have a passion for supporting adults with their mental health and substance misuse? The housing service currently have an opportunity for a weekend support worker based at our homeless accommodation in Gravesend.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Offer one-to-one support and engage with tenants 
  • Maintain, implement, and review support plans and risk assessments in conjunction with tenants
  • Advise and support tenants with a wide range of practical and emotional issues
  • Support long- and short-term tenants with their plans and accessing accommodation
  • Support and work closely with team members to ensure that day to day issues presented by tenants are appropriately dealt with in a timely manner
  • Identify and report any tenancy agreement or service support breaches

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Knowledge and experience in the field of mental health and clients with complex needs
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of rough sleepers
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of substance misuse
  • An understanding of the issues, needs and risks affecting people with mental health problems and complex needs
  • An awareness and understanding of housing options and mental health services for residents
  • A non-judgemental attitude to mental health service users

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the North Kent Mind website.

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