Housing Support Worker

Cheshire East Housing

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Crewe and Macclesfield, Cheshire East
Salary: £22,451 – £23,918

Are you interested in supporting vulnerable people in Cheshire East?

Emerging Futures works across the country to support people affected by homelessness, addiction, and mental health challenges.

We’re searching for Housing Support Workers who wants to make a positive change for people in their community.

About The Role

As the Housing Support Worker, you will provide housing and wellbeing support to vulnerable and excluded people with complex needs in Cheshire East who may have had experience of rough sleeping and/or homelessness.

Using a range of techniques, you will be assessing need, preparing tenancy support plans, and supporting our tenants to achieve their individual goals. These may include attending health appointments, achieving and maintaining their recovery, managing their tenancies, and/or moving onto independent living.

You will be required to work flexibly on a rota basis covering evening shifts, weekends, and public holidays.

All Support Workers receive an in-depth induction and training package to provide you with the skills you need to support people in our houses.

About you 

  • You will have some experience working in a support role, but we will provide you with the knowledge and training you need to work with clients in a holistic and person-centred way.
  • You are compassionate, energetic, reliable, and committed to improving the health and wellbeing of those experiencing homelessness and rough sleeping.
  • Patience and resilience will come naturally to you. You should have good interpersonal and listening skills as you will be supporting people with challenging mental health problems.
  • Above all, you will be enthusiastic and have a genuine desire to support people to transform their lives.

What do our staff say about working for us?

“My professional development is being addressed all the time. I have had so much training while I have been here.”

We try to create an environment where it’s ok not to be ok. I feel very blessed to be part of this organisation.”

Interested? Get in touch…

We’re just as interested in hearing why people want to work for EF as we are in reading their CVs!

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role or would prefer to come and visit the hubs, we’d love to hear from you! Contact Samuel Raeburn on 07738 946796.

If you would prefer to apply by email, please send us your CV and a short message on why this role appeals to you to amy.oakes@emergingfutures.org.uk.

Please include which location would be preferable.

A full job description is available to download below.



If successful in securing an interview we will need to ask you about any unspent convictions as part of our duty of care.  A criminal conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being offered a role; the decision will depend on the type of offence and its relevance to the role.  All of our roles require a criminal record check.

If you would like to discuss any convictions you may have beforehand, please contact info@emergingfutures.org.uk. All information will be dealt with according to the Emerging Futures Confidentiality Policy.

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