Help us transform lives and businesses  

Every day, the people on our team make a difference to our residents and tenants. Whether they’re working with them directly or supporting behind the scenes they’re helping them regain their independence and live more fulfilled lives. As we expand our services, we’re also helping other businesses to thrive.

This continued positive impact on our customers is extremely important to us and our success, and we can only achieve it by finding the right people to work with us.

We look for people who share our ambitious, forward-thinking outlook and supportive, hardworking approach. If you join us, we’ll invest in you and continue to nurture your potential to help you achieve great things for you, us and – most importantly – our customers. We strongly believe in providing a working environment which recognises individuals’ differing needs, therefore encouraging a work/life blend is key to us.

Our latest vacancies

Housing Coordinator (Homelessness Support)
Location Luton and South Bedfordshire
Salary £18,000- £24,000 per annum depending on skills
Closing Date 28/11/2019
Reference SQUII484190

Homes with Support is a vital division of Squared providing temporary accommodation and shared accommodation to Luton residents. Our brand Squared Homes With Support is a crucial part of our business. As a Housing Coordinator you’ll be responsible for providing person centred coaching, housing related support, information and advice to customers moving from homelessness into Squared accommodation.

As a Housing Coordinator you will be working with residents in HMO’s (Homes of Multiple Occupancy). 

 

About you

You’ll play an important role at Squared both now and as we develop and grow. Squared is searching for innovative ways to enable as many people as possible to benefit from our limited housing resources. We need driven people to join our team of like-minded individuals who are committed to meeting the needs of our customers through delivery of a high-quality services.

 

You’ll be a rare individual who is empathetic with the ability to coach, mentor and empower vulnerable individuals, yet capable of challenging negative behaviour when needed.  You’ll be a proactive and motivated, hard-working self-starter, and you will be organised, efficient, able to work quickly and accurately under pressure whilst maintaining excellent client care always.

 

Our ideal candidates will have experience of working in housing or homelessness, mental health, substance misuse, offending or other related field. You will also have experience of working with vulnerable people or groups and working within confidentiality and safeguarding frameworks. You will have an understanding of adults with multiple and complex needs. You will have the ability to communicate very effectively with a wide range of Professionals. You will be computer literate and will have the ability to use a range of office software packages e.g. Microsoft Office.  You will have the ability to assess, prioritise and organise workloads effectively, work under pressure and meet deadlines.

 

Needless to say, you’ll be willing to join us in going that extra mile to get the job done!

 

We know there’s more to life than work - that’s why when you join Squared you’ll get your pick of our amazing company perks. That includes phone insurance, and great price cinema tickets, plus loads more. Find out more about all our employee rewards here: https://www.perkbox.co.uk/lutoncommunityhousing

 

The closing date for this role is 5pm Thursday, 28th November 2019

The Assessment day will be held on Tuesday 3rd December 2019.  Please note you will need to be available for the whole day.

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Bank Support Worker
Location Luton
Salary £10.05 an hour
Closing Date 28/11/2019
Reference SQUHF484530

Bank Support Worker (Nights)

Luton and South Bedfordshire

£10.05 per hour, depending on skills

Zero hours contract (shifts are 9pm – 8am)

At Squared we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where everyone feels fairly treated and enjoys their work in a welcoming and friendly environment. We’re a not-for-profit housing association that has been providing affordable housing in Luton and South Bedfordshire since 1962.

We currently have several fantastic opportunities for Bank Support Workers (Bank Assistant Resident Coach – Nights) to help our hostel residents make the move to independent living. We firmly believe in proactively supporting our residents to improve their lives and we want to coach them to realise their goals, moving from supported housing to an independent way of life. 

As well as day, our residents need support at night and when our permanent staff are on holiday, we need bank staff to support us.  You’ll do all the work carried out by a permanent member of the team, assessments of new residents, devise and implement support plans and risk management plans; conduct regular coaching sessions and support the Resident Coaches, participate in group and one to one interventions with residents of a specialist nature, where possible. You’ll also participate in reflective practice sessions with regards to supporting residents with complex needs; utilise your knowledge, skills and experience to recognise difficult or challenging resident situations, supporting colleagues to influence and bring about positive change to the residents behaviour, all whilst ensuring that residents are fully informed of their rights and responsibilities. There will be mandatory training to take part in during your induction, which takes place during the working day as a general rule, so you’ll need to be available for this.

The successful candidates will have experience working with vulnerable people within a customer centred environment and will have an awareness of social issues such as homelessness, well-being, support services and affordability. You will be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills, be IT literate and a confident decision maker and highly organised, enabling you to plan and prioritise effectively. Ideally, you will have evidence of community-based work/voluntary work and have experience in social care or housing-related sector.

Due to the nature of the role, we are seeking a driven and forward-thinking individual who is qualified or would be prepared to study towards a relevant qualification. You must have a full clean UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle for work purposes. Please note, this role will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

So, if you welcome the challenge, have experience of coaching vulnerable adults and like to work in a collaborative and authentic way that gets results, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer various amazing company perks including great price cinema tickets, high street discounts and loads more!

The closing date and time for this role is 12 noon on Thursday 28th November 2019

The Assessment Day will be held on Tuesday 3rd December 2019.  You will need to attend for the whole day.

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Fair and squared

Promoting fairness (diversity, equal opportunities and inclusion) is crucial to us, so we welcome all applications to become part of our multi-talented team.