Supported Housing Worker – Burnley, Lancashire

Supported Housing Worker

Ashberry Recruitment.

Burnley, Lancashire


Supported Housing Worker

BurnleyContract, Full Time

£22,988.97 – £26,808.63 per annum

Ashberry Recruitment are currently looking for a Full Time Housing Support Worker to help young adults develop as individuals and progress within their communities.


  • To provide a quality supported housing service for young people who have low, medium or high support needs, and/or may have complex, chaotic or multiple support needs.
  • To enable clients to develop their skills and networks they require to move on and live independently in their own accommodation
  • To develop and deliver client centred support plans that incorporate specific identified smart outcomes and activities to achieve these that are tailored to individual client needs
  • To act as an advocate for the client and to work in partnership with local agencies to meet individual clients support needs and achieve positive outcomes for them
  • To formulate, co-ordinate and deliver intervention strategies when clients are in a crisis situation
  • To assist the service manager in marketing and promoting the service to other agencies and organisations

Daily travelling may be required. Business mileage allowance is payable from an agreed base.

Requirements for the role:

  • Enhanced DBS Check (A check will need to be carried out if no current DBS is in place)
  • Driver with access to a car and Full UK Driving licence
  • Business insurance on vehicle
  • Knowledge of basic Housing Management tasks, i.e. rent collection, tenancy agreements and arrears management
  • Must have a proven track record of providing information, advice and guidance to clients
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good Computer skills
  • Commitment/Flexibility


  • 12 month contract
  • 37.5 per week
  • Monday – Friday 9:00-17:00 (Flexibility to cover evenings if necessary)


  • 23 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Allowance for travel expenses

To apply for the role you will have previous experience working in a similar setting supporting young people/care leavers. An Enhanced DBS certificate including clearance to work with children is a necessity for the role along with access to a vehicle and business insurance

If you think this is the perfect role for you, please get in touch as we’d love to hear from you!

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