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Housing Support Assistant (Derwent Lodge) – RYEDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL –

Grade: 4

Salary:  £21,695 – £23,953 per annum pro rata plus 5% weekend working enhancement

Hours per week:  7.5
average (worked over a 2 week rota)

Week 1 Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 4pm-7pm

Week 2 Saturday 10.30am-7pm


Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date:  Sunday 17th July 2022

Interview Date: Week commencing 25th July 2022.



Housing Support Assistant – Derwent Lodge


To work 7.5 hours a week over a fortnightly rota:


Week 1 Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 4pm-7pm

Week 2 Saturday 10.30am-7pm


Salary between £21,695- £23953 pro rata (plus 5% weekend enhancement)


Are you seeking a new role where your passion and empathy can really make a difference?


As a Housing Support Assistant you will support people to gain independent living skills and provide positive activities in a residential setting.


You will be joining our small and enthusiastic team, to help people improve their lives, by providing support and opportunities for a more positive future. You will work with the other officers in the operational delivery of housing related support and resettlement.

Derwent Lodge is a supported Housing project based in Norton, Malton available to those in housing need aged 16 or over. 

You will assist in providing a responsive, effective and confidential client based support service and assist residents within the project to make a positive, planned move into independent accommodation. 

To assist residents to access employment opportunities and contribute to the general upkeep of the project. The post holder will have experience of working within a team, the ability to communicate effectively and to deal with clients that are often vulnerable and experiencing chaotic lifestyles. The post holder must be able to remain resilient and confident throughout their role. Training will be provided.


Additional hours may also be available to cover holidays or sickness.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role.


Job Description.pdf

Contact Helen Burrows 01653 600666 EXT 43291 for an informal discussion regarding the post or contact the above via email


This role is advertised by North Yorkshire County Council on behalf of Ryedale District Council.

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