Are you interested in supporting adults who might be homeless, or at risk of homelessness, to sustain their tenancies? Ypeople is now recruiting for Development Workers (30 hours per week) and Casual Development Workers in Caithness and Sutherland.

Ypeople Highland Reach Out is a community-based outreach housing support service, available to people in the Highland Council area. Support is delivered to adults (age 16+) who are living in their own or temporary (including bed and breakfast) accommodation.
This service aims to reduce the levels of homelessness and repeat homelessness, and enable individuals to live independently in permanent accommodation.

Workers help with:
Tenancy set up support, including access to furniture, Universal Credit, establishing utilities, budgeting, and tenancy responsibilities
Support to maximise income
Support and advice, on the safety, security and general maintenance of the property.
Signposting to other appropriate agencies such as health services, money advice services and other support agencies.
Signposting to access education and employment opportunities
General advice and liaising on any housing or social issues that may affect the sustainability of the tenancy.

If you are interested in working with us, we have a number of vacancies for Development Workers to join our Ypeople Highland Reach Out Service team. To find out more about the posts, why not get in touch?

To obtain an application pack - please email recruitment@ypeople.org.uk or highland@ypeople.org.uk , go to http://www.ypeople.org.uk/vacancies.php or simply message us on our Ypeople Highland Facebook page.