Fixed time period contract till 31 March 2024 Bristol Closing date: 23 April 2021 at 11.30 pm Do you might have an excellent understanding of kid improvement and the wants of homeless households and youngsters plus confirmed expertise of supporting mother and father and youngsters with complicated wants? Then be part of Shelter as a Children & Families Support Worker and you would quickly be taking part in an important position geared toward minimising the affect of unhealthy housing, homelessness and exclusion within the Bristol space. About Shelter A house is a elementary human want, as important as schooling or healthcare. Yet hundreds of thousands of individuals throughout Britain wrestle every day with homelessness, unhealthy housing situations, hovering rents, discrimination and the specter of eviction. So, we’re striving for change, with people, in communities, throughout society, and main the best way to a secure residence. We want bold, best-in-class people who’re keen about our trigger to hitch us at this thrilling time. This is your probability to play an element within the elementary change we’re striving to realize. At Shelter we’re united by our function to defend the appropriate to a secure residence. Our enemy is the social injustice on the core of the escalating housing emergency. We imagine that to win that struggle, we should be consultant of the individuals we’re right here to assist and those that assist our motion for change. In all our individuals choices, we take pleasure in being inclusive, truthful, equitable and clear. We have dedicated to fight racism each inside and outdoors Shelter and welcome you on our journey to changing into a very anti-racist organisation. About the staffOur thriving Hub in Bristol is a spot the place individuals can entry a spread of recommendation and assist provision. Integrated with our companies we additionally undertake neighborhood organising; difficult the systemic boundaries stopping entry to housing and a house. The intention is to empower shoppers to make choices and take motion for themselves by offering recommendation, referrals and signposting, advocacy and sensible assist. There are presently round 16 individuals working within the Hub throughout companies that embrace Legal, Advice Support DIY Skills Advice and volunteers. You might quickly be becoming a member of them. About the roleAs a Support Worker we’ll depend on you to ship skilled, neutral, pragmatic and end result centered assist for a caseload of households. You’ll additionally act as a key employee and assist households both resettle or stop homelessness. Your major focus will likely be on households the place some tailor-made interventions are required across the wants of the youngsters with a purpose to stabilise their housing scenario and allow the household to thrive. Accordingly, you may want to offer intensive, tailor-made assist as half of a complete household strategy in a 1-2-1 setting and by way of group work. On any given day you would be advising on strategies and approaches to ease pressures on susceptible households or advocating on behalf of a household so that they are capable of entry assist that meets their wants. Along the best way, you may must often visits shoppers’ properties and faculties throughout town and liaise with different businesses in the neighborhood with a purpose to present a co-ordinated service. We are joyful to speak about versatile working, private progress, and to advertise a office the place you may be your self and obtain success primarily based solely in your advantage. About youWe imagine that individuals with lived expertise are sometimes greatest positioned to make use of this to form the best way they work with the individuals who use our companies. Therefore, we might particularly like to listen to from individuals with private expertise of homelessness. If you might be additionally accustomed to housing, homelessness and ASB laws and welfare advantages that have an effect on households, that might be nice, however we’re extra thinking about your capacity to work with households and youngsters, who’re typically in nice misery attributable to their circumstances. You’ll want to have the ability to reveal that you’ve labored inside, or perceive, a safeguarding framework, that you would be able to steadiness competing priorities and that you’re proactive in the best way that you just work. You’ll want to have the ability to use a spread of IT instruments to hold out your work, together with case administration programs, Microsoft Office functions, web and e-mail and many others., and have the ability to kind. You should additionally possess a legitimate driving licence and be keen to make use of your automobile for work functions, for which an important automobile allowance will likely be paid. Benefits We provide a variety of advantages, together with 30 days of annual depart, enhanced household pleasant insurance policies, pension and curiosity free journey loans. Our workers even have entry to a tenancy deposit mortgage, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an worker help programme. Shelter helps hundreds of thousands of individuals yearly scuffling with unhealthy housing or homelessness by means of our recommendation, assist and authorized companies. And we marketing campaign to ensure that, sooner or later, nobody must flip to us for assist. We’re right here so nobody has to struggle unhealthy housing or homelessness on their very own. To discover out extra in regards to the position and the advantages of working for Shelter please go to our web site. Apply to be a part of our staff and be the change you wish to see in society. Safeguarding is everybody’s enterprise. Shelter is dedicated to defending the well being, wellbeing and human rights of these we assist, and enabling them to stay free from hurt, abuse and neglect. All our workers will likely be anticipated to look at skilled requirements of behaviour and conduct their work consistent with our Safeguarding Policies. Please observe that as a result of nature of the work, this publish is exempt from the provisions of Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 by advantage of The Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Order 1975 Shelter doesn’t settle for unsolicited CVs from exterior recruitment businesses nor settle for the charges related to them.