A growing business with a strong social purpose

Our purpose at Catalyst is ‘homes people love’. That means everything from developing and maintaining great homes, to delivering excellent service to our customers every day. We provide housing for those who can’t afford a home without our help as well as offering a wide range of homes for rent, shared ownership or outright purchase. We’re one of the UK’s leading housing associations with 34,000 homes and 1,200 employees. We're a strong business at a particularly exciting point in our evolvement having recently merged with another large housing association, Aldwyck.

We’re a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for. We invest care, time and resources in our people because we know it’s our people who will drive our purpose. If you’d like to be part of what we do, please get in touch.

The role

As a Senior Floating Support Worker, you will line manage and motivate Floating Support Workers to meet their objectives and deputise for the Floating Support Manager in their absence. You will assist in managing an effective referrals process and carry out regular one2ones with Floating Support staff.

You will also manage a varied, short term case load with conflicting deadlines and ensure that all young people work towards an agreed support plan which is regularly reviewed and adapted to ensure that they meet their individual needs and goals. You will offer realistic advice and prevent homelessness wherever possible.

You will develop and maintain smooth, accurate pathways on the database for gathering and maintaining all relevant service user and statistical information as required accurately and within the specified deadline. You will assist with other hyh services cover where required.

Key requirements

We’re looking for someone with the desire to work with vulnerable and complex young people to achieve positive outcomes and create professional working relationships with young people.

You will have the ability to work alone and as part of a team and be able to confidently deal with difficult situations, valuing the importance of building positive customer relationships to ensure effective service delivery.

You will be able to attend training needed for the role and have a strong commitment to the promotion of equality and diversity.

You will hold an NVQ Level in Health & Social Care.

This role requires a full driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

This role is also subject to an enhanced DBS check.

First stage interview will be conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams.

How to apply

Click on the Apply Now button and submit your details along with a copy of your CV and a supporting statement.