Community Transitions Supported Housing Officer

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Location
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary
Salary: £22,322-£24,512 – scale points 24-27
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Expires
25 Sep 2017

Community Transitions Supported Housing Officer

Contract: Fixed Term – 18 months

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £22,322-£24,512 – scale points 24-27

Action Homeless is a charity dedicated to tackling the causes and consequences of homelessness in Leicester and Leicestershire.  We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to offer Transitional Housing support to clients leaving mental health services and hospital settings.

You will be navigating housing waiting and bidding systems, looking of innovative housing solutions and supporting people to resettle sustainably into their new homes. You will oversee rent and void management and provide practical advice and information on a wide range of issues including, housing, welfare rights, finance, and life skills.

We are seeking an individual who has experience of sustaining tenancies and housing management, working with vulnerable client groups and safeguarding practices, strong time management and work prioritisation skills, and the ability to communicate logically, concisely and effectively at all times.

Full details about the role including the person specification can be downloaded from our website www.actionhomeless.org.uk alternatively please call 0116 2211851

To apply please complete and return the application form to

aaliyahlawrence-browne@actionhomeless.org.uk

Closing date: 25th September 2017

Assessments & Interviews: 5th October 2017