Supported Housing Officer

  • Job Reference: 6966580/001
  • Date Posted: 19 June 2020
  • Recruiter: London
  • Location: Essex, England
  • Salary: £12.00 to £15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 3 months with pontential to go permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Interim Supported Housing Officer– Urgently Required

Our client, supported housing organisation is currently seeking a Supported Housing Officer to start immediately in one of their sites in Essex

Position:          Supported Housing Officer

Period:            3 months initially with potential to go permanent

Shifts:              Monday to Friday – 5 days on site (PPE supplied)

Hours:             40 hours a week

Location:         London

Rate:               £12-15 per hour LTD/umbrella

DBS:                Enhanced required

Duties for this role will include:

  • Working closely with residents with a mixture of needs between the ages of 18 – 60+ to maximise their independence

  • Signposting residents to the appropriate services to access support

  • Ensure that residents are attending the right meetings to support their independence

  • Providing advice and maximising the residents income to ensure they are receiving all they are entitled to

  • Offering support to residents over the phone to ensure they are progressing

  • Carrying out health & safety checks of the communal areas

Essential requirements:

  • Previous experience working with individuals with difficulties relating to homeless, mental health, domestic violence or ex-offenders

  • Excellent communication skills both face to face and on the telephone

  • Experience of lone working in a support work capacity

Strict social distancing is in place within the scheme and PPE will be provided.

If you would like to be considered for this position or for any housing opportunities please contact the Housing Team on 020 7557 7667 for email your CV to housing@venngroup.com

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