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Housing Officer

  • Location:

    Leicester

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £25522 per annum + Generous holiday and many more

  • Contact:

    Samuel

  • Contact email:

    samuel.matthewnichols@brookstreetsocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BMC/649597_1714146467

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    26/05/2024

  • Startdate:

    03/06/24

Job Description

Housing Officer
Salary: £25,522
Location: Leicester - out in the community - travelling between 3 locations VERY close together!
Hours: 40 Hours - Mon-Fri - 1 weekend out of 4 (will work 4 days in week and 4 hours on Sat and 4 hours on Sun)

What's in it for YOU?
For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary of £25,522, and a very desirable employee package, which includes 6.6 weeks of annual leave plus bank holidays, and massive opportunities for progression.

Are you looking for a new role that will give you a sense of achievement?

I am looking for a Housing Officer who has a keen interest in supporting people who are at risk of becoming homeless. You will become part of an amazing team who will support the service users in their journey to allow them to live independently and re-engage within the community. If this sounds like the role for you, I would love to hear from YOU today!

I am in partnership and collaborating with a fantastic national client who are a registered care and support charity, who specialise in delivering homes, services, and innovation for the most disadvantaged communities in the country and provide support to vulnerable adults. They provide the very best service, and they would love your help to continue that process.

Overview of the Role
I am looking for a full-time Housing Officer to provide a comprehensive intensive housing management & support service to service users requiring low support located within the different provision.

Key Responsibilities

Provide intensive housing management service to service users requiring low support at an average of 3-hours of support per person per week.
Carry out full needs and risk assessments
Admissions into and transfers between properties; including issuing of Licence & Support agreements, key handover and inducting occupant into the new premises
Ensuring claims for Housing Benefit is made & submitted to cover rent, and support occupant to make arrangements for rent payments, arranging payment plans to address arrears
Work closely with the young person in sustaining education, employment or training
Deal with anti-social behaviour and occupancy breaches
Liaise with external agencies in order to sustain the accommodation and prevent evictions or abandonments, and provide ongoing resettlement support for up to a year

Required Skills, Experience, & Knowledge
Level 3 in Housing, Youth & Community Development, Social Work, Coaching, or relevant Social Science - or those who are willing or working towards relevant qualifications
Passion and desire to help people who are struggling with their tenancy and are at risk of homelessness
Transferable skills which could enable you to support vulnerable adults who are at risk of homelessness

Interview Process
1st Stage - Shortlisting & Pre-Screening
In the first stage I personally will review your CV. Should you be successful, I will invite you for a telephone conversation. In this stage, we will have a conversation to discuss your right to work, work history, and suitability for the role.

2nd Stage - Formal Interview

In this stage, you will go have a formal interview with the hiring manager.

All applications must be accompanied with an up-to-date CV. If successful, you will be required to have a current DBS on the update service, eligibility of right to work, and your start date will be subject to sufficient references.


If you want to help make a difference to service users and also your career, click apply now, or call Samuel on 0121 480 8217 for more information.

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