Housing & Support Officer

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Walton-on-Thames
Salary
£20,000 p/a + sleep in allowances + benefits
Posted
23 Nov 2018
Closes
21 Dec 2018
Ref
00324759
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract
Housing & Support Officer 

A truly wonderful opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. 

Our client is a charity and housing provider. They provide housing and support to more than 1,000 homeless and vulnerable people each year, helping them to develop the skills and confidence to live independently. They have just incorporated Cherchefelle Housing Association which has over 10 years’ experience of delivering home based and extra care services. 

Position: Housing & Support Officer 
Location: Walton on Thames (KT12), Surrey 
Job type: Full Time, 18 Months Fixed Term Contract 
Salary: £20,000 per annum + sleep in allowances + benefits 

Closing Date: 21 December 2018 

About the role: 

A truly exciting opportunity to help vulnerable people as a Housing & Support Officer (Fixed Term) in our Project in Walton-on-Thames Our Elmbridge team delivers services to a diverse client group including young people, people with learning disabilities or mental health problems, and people with a history of homelessness. 

Acting as a keyworker to named clients, you will be involved in everything from assisting clients to acquire daily living skills and play an active role in their own futures, liaising with professionals from a variety of agencies, day to day property management, making applications for welfare and housing benefits and maintaining accurate and up to date records, so you can expect plenty of variety. 

About you: 

Ideally you will have six months' experience of working with at least one of the client groups supported by the team, as well as knowledge of supported housing and the benefits system. Above all, you must be keen to learn fast and make a real difference, be highly organised, methodical and team-spirited. 

Open to trainees. No experience of working in Supported Housing? Don't be put off - if you have the desire and aptitude for helping people change their lives, we will be able to consider taking you on initially as a Trainee. It is essential that you have a full valid driving licence that will allow for occasional use of manual pool vehicles and use of your own car for business purposes. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Housing, Vulnerable People, Charities, Social Worker, Community Development, Volunteer, Housing Support Worker, Challenging Behaviour, Third Sector, Residential Care Worker, Charity, Voluntary Sector, Housing Officer, etc.

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