LGBTQ Support Worker

Location: London
Closing Date: 31st May 2024
LGBTQI+ Support Worker

Employment Type: Employed

About Us

Causeway is a small housing association, originally set up to accommodate young Irish migrants, and now providing housing and support services to people from anywhere in the world, with a wide range of needs – from those who just need an affordable place to live, to those who need a helping hand to achieve their life goals.

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to be part of a diverse, multi-disciplinary team, where your skills and creativity will be valued. You will grow and develop with colleagues in similar roles and work collaboratively with other team members, gaining experience in new areas while contributing to the learning of others. Many of our staff have developed their interests in other areas or been promoted to more senior roles within the organisation. You will receive regular supervision and the space to discuss, create, learn, and develop with your peers.

We want you to live your best life at work and at home. We therefore offer a four day, 32 hour week. You will also receive six weeks annual leave and a 6% contribution to your pension. Travel schemes such as cycle to work and travelcard loans are also available.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity to be part of a LGBTQI+ support service. The successful candidate will provide effective person-centered support to LGBTQ people living in Causeway’s specialist LGBTQ supported housing.  Support clients to achieve tangible progress in areas such as tenancy management, independent living skills and training/education.  Support LGBTQ clients to develop greater self-esteem and self-confidence. Equip clients for independent living and move-on to more independent accommodation.  Develop support plans with individual clients that reflect their ambitions and aspirations with clear actions for achieving these.  Contribute to risk assessment and safeguarding plans Ensure clients settle into their accommodation and become familiar with the local area. Work closely with the Housing Team to ensure residents are complying with the terms of their occupancy agreements. Contribute to client involvement within the LGBTQ supported housing service. Be aware of trauma informed working, particularly with regard to trauma experienced by LGBTQ people. Ensure clients are linked into appropriate support services and sustain engagement with services.

Please send CV and supporting statement to: [email protected]

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