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Project Worker (Supported Housing)

Salary £24,000 pa
Location Old Trafford, Manchester - Greenbank supported housing project
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week shift work. This includes 1 weekend in 5 and shifts across the week. The shifts are: Early shifts from 7.45am to 3.45pm or late shifts 12.10pm to 8.10pm


Closing date: Friday 26th November 2021

Interview date: 9th December 2021

Interview location: Greenbank supported housing project, 15-31 Seymour Grove, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 0LR


Our organisation is all about people – the people who live in our homes, the people in the communities we serve and the people we work with.

So, it’s no surprise that we recruit for attitude and behaviour which are central to us delivering great experiences for everyone!

We employ people who are passionate about making a difference who can take responsibility and get things done. And we have developed a culture which supports people to do this.

As a not-for-profit housing association, we provide homes and services to over 16,000 people across Greater Manchester. We build affordable new homes, work with partners to reduce homelessness and support people to reach their potential.

This role will help us to do this by working as part of a team within a supported housing service in Greater Manchester, providing high quality, personalised housing related support to young customers aged 16 to 19 years old.

In this role, you will be responsible for

  • Using a person-centred approach to enable customers to develop independent living skills and move on successfully into more permanent accommodation suitable to their needs. 

  • Successfully build on skills that will support the customer to access work, training or education.

  • Using techniques such as coaching and strengths-based approaches to enable customers to develop emotional resilience, overcome barriers and take control of their lives.

  • Be involved in all aspects of housing management, which include but are not exclusive to; collecting rent, reporting repairs, maintaining the health and safety of the building.

We need people who are / have

  • Experienced in working in a supported housing environment or relevant social care setting.

  • Experienced in working with young people as well as vulnerable adults with multiple support needs.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs of young people and vulnerable adults.

  • Knowledge of the issues that can impact on the lives of young people including: homelessness and mental health.

It would be an advantage to Degree/ NVQ in health and social care subject but this is not essential.

Please note a DBS is required for this role and you must have the ability to work shifts including evenings and some weekends and bank holidays.  

Everyone’s welcome here. Our culture is inclusive, and we are committed to increasing diversity. We enable everyone to be themselves at work, so that they feel at home with us. And we trust and support people to do their best, in a role that is fulfilling and rewarding because we know that this helps us to deliver better outcomes for our customers and our colleagues.

If you want to be part of our team and help us make a difference, we’d love to hear from you.

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Irwell Valley Homes is a housing association providing affordable homes and services to over 16,000 people across Greater Manchester and employing over 280 colleagues.

We are a charitable, registered provider of social housing and offer homes mainly for social rent, with a small number for affordable rent, market rent and shared ownership. We also provide homes with support for people with dementia, mental health issues, learning and physical disabilities, those who have been made homeless and people affected by domestic abuse.

As well as providing homes, we deliver services and support to customers and work in partnership with specialist organisations to help them sustain their tenancies and get on in life. And we engage with customers to shape services and review our effectiveness.

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