Supported Housing Officer

  • Job Reference: 6857850
  • Date Posted: 12 July 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: Herts
  • Salary: £11.00 to £12.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Temporary-Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Supported Housing Officer Vacancy
Agency reference: 6817350

An established charitable organisation is currently looking to recruit a Supported Housing Officer based in Hertfordshire on a temporary contract.

Main responsibilities in the role:

  • Manage a case load of service users aged 18-59 within a homeless 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 with budgeting
  • 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

Additional requirements:

  • Experience of providing tenancy support to vulnerable people, particularly homeless client groups
  • An enhanced DBS check from within the last 3 years or willingness to obtain
  • Excellent communication skills and basic IT skills are essential

To secure an interview for this excellent opportunity contact Charley Payne by email as soon as possible.