Senior Relational Support Practitioner

Salary: £12.30 per hour

Service Name: Adult Services

Date Posted: 05 December 2018

Closing Date: 30 December 2018



New Start is a family run not-for-profit organisation providing residential and supported accommodation services for homeless people or people with little or no housing choice.


An exciting opportunity has arisen within our new female specific service for a qualified Senior Relational Support Practitioner. Hours of work include evening / weekend.




  • To act as a Senior Member of the team to support contract delivery.

  • To provide advice and guidance to Relational Support Practitioners and Housing Officers in relation to recording processes, support planning and Risk Assessments.

  • To assist Relational Support Practitioners with complex case enquiries, recommending alternative interventions aimed at achieving the best possible outcomes for service users.

  •  To oversee the safety and security of the building, service users, and visitors at the project.

  • To take responsibility for the health and safety aspects of the building and service users whilst on shift.

  • To report any necessary incidents to the Service Manager as appropriate.

  • To support service users to maintain contact and/or engage with specialist agencies (substance misuse services, primary care and mental health services, benefits agencies etc.)

  • To support service users in all aspects of harm reduction and personal recovery.

  • To ensure that referrals to the service are encouraged through effective joint working and managed efficiently within specific timescales to ensure maximum occupancy levels are achieved and maintained at all times.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV & Cover Letter to:

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New Start Ltd

The Job Bank

4 Tunnel Road


L7 6QD


Tel: 0151 708 7103

Fax: 0151 708 8239


Company No. 3452521