Training

A Recruitment Agency for the Community & Housing Support Sector

Training - Supported Housing For Project Workers

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Based on a practical and experiential approach to the needs of housing, care & support staff, this course addresses all areas of concern for workers involved in face to face work with people needing housing support.

Who Should Attend?

Those new to supported housing, or with some experience but little formal training in the management of projects for vulnerable people.

Course Overview

All round understanding of Supported Housing in an inner city multi-racial/cultural Community. The rapid growth and future of Supported Housing and the challenges facing workers in this sector.

  • General structure of Supported Housing.
  • Groups of vulnerable people (Mental Health, Drug/Alcohol, Homelessness, Learning difficulties etc.)
  • Types of housing
  • Housing Act (Rent Arrears & Voids, Maintenance, Tenure & Possession Procedures)
  • Community Care Act 1990 (Assessment, Care & Support Plan)
  • Motivating Tenants
  • Medication/Administration
  • Welfare Benefits, Education and Training.
  • Health & Safety
  • Tenants Participation and Representation
  • Move-on and Resettlement

Approach

  • Trainer input
  • Group discussion
  • Group/individual exercises
  • Video
  • Overall feedback

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