Housing Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 6629600
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Interim Housing Support worker
Recruitment Agency reference: 6629600

A position has arisen for a Housing Support Worker within a charity in the Buckinghamshire area. This is a 2 month temporary contract with a possibility of an extension.

Your duties will include:

  • Manage case load of around 25 service users within a homelessness hostel
  • Deliver emotional and life skills based support, assisting service users with day to day tasks
  • Complete support plans and risk assessments with the service users
  • Enforce tenancy conditions in line with procedures including low level Anti Social Behaviour and rent arrears
  • Offer specialist knowledge and insight into rent arrears helping tenants to manage their budgets
  • Carry out regular estate inspections
  • Offer advice and assistance to tenants regarding their benefit entitlements
  • Provide support and advice to tenants in relation to issues concerning their tenancies
  • Manage void properties to ensure the quickest re-let times including carrying out viewings and sign-ups

The successful candidate should have:

  • Experience providing tenancy support, primarily with the homeless
  • An enhanced DBS certificate within the last 12 months
  • Flexibility in order to do late shifts and 1 in 5 weekends

If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please contact Sam Goddridge on 01908 295 000 and email your updated CV to sgoddridge@venngroup.co.uk

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.