Floating Support Worker, Family Services

Closing date: 
13 Oct 2017
To assist in the provision of a comprehensive housing related floating support service to families in need of housing related support, referred to the service by agreed referral agents.

1.  To offer advice and practical support across a range of issues including Housing, Health, Home Safety, Addictions, Child Protection, Budgeting, Personal Safety, Life Skills, Education, Employment, Community Involvement, Benefits and any other housing related support areas identified.


2.  To assist service users to sustain current tenancies and to support those families moving on from homeless/temporary accommodation into permanent housing.


3. To ensure all aspects of service delivery comply with Depaul’ Standards Framework and Supporting People’s Quality Assessment Framework.


3. In conjunction with referred families, assess identified support and safety and wellbeing needs to develop appropriate targeted support plans to assist them in achieving their goals.


4. To regularly review and update individual client files and Support Plans, accurately recording and monitoring outcomes with each family.


5. To keep accurate, up to date records including statistical information as required.


6. To work within the organisations guidelines, policies, procedures, particularly those relating to Health and Safety, Lone Working, Code of Conduct and Confidentiality.


7. To develop respectful supportive relationships with relevant statutory, voluntary, support & referral agencies.


8. At all times to carry out the role in a professional manner, working within the aims, values and ethos of Depaul.


Closing date:
13 Oct 2017 4.00
Job Information
Full time
35 hours per week
Contact Information
Justine Hawthorne