Position title: Housing Support Worker
Hourly rate: £17,160 plus sleep in Allowance.
Our supported living service in Leeds is recruiting for an engaged & driven individual who is interested in taking on a challenging yet rewarding position as Housing Support Worker.
Successful candidates will work alongside our dedicated team of staff offering support to Deaf people with mental health difficulties and complex needs who live in our supported accommodation.
To be successful in the role, you need:-
• A minimum qualification of NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent Social Care training
• Minimum 1 years’ experience of working in a residential/care setting
• Minimum level 2 British Sign Language and knowledge of Deaf Culture
• Have a positive attitude and commitment to equal opportunities and the empowerment of tenants
• Ability to successfully work as part of a team
• You have excellent people skills
Applications from D/deaf people are strongly encouraged!
The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS Check at an enhanced level & Independent Safeguarding Adults clearance. The post is subject to references and checks which are satisfactory to us.
Once all checks and inductions are completed to a successful level, SignHealth’s Housing Support Workers are expected to sleep over. Employees will be entitled to an additional sleep-in allowance of 31.74 per sleep-in. Sleep-ins are counted as part of the working week.
Sounds like you? Please contact for an application form
Applications close Friday 27 January 2020, with potential interviews on 31st January 2020
SignHealth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects those who work in the organisation to share this commitment.
We are unable to work with anyone who has been disqualified from working with children or subject to sanctions imposed by a regulatory or professional body.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any convictions, cautions, or bind-overs need to be declared including any that would normally be regarded as spent.