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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Slough, Berkshire 19.7 miles
Up to £25000 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London 0.85 miles
Up to £24545 per annum
Causeway Irish Housing Association
London 3.98 miles
£28,785 per year
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London 0.85 miles
Up to £24545 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London 0.85 miles
Up to £30000 per annum + Pension Scheme, staff discounts
Phoenix Futures
Hounslow 10.72 miles
£24,728.13 per year
Phoenix Futures is looking to recruit a passionate and solution focussed Senior Young Persons Recovery Worker for our HYPE service
Morden College
London 6.75 miles
£32,000 per year
Morden College is a charity dedicated to supporting older people to have the highest quality of life, for the rest of their lives.
Herts Young Homeless Group
Hatfield 19 miles
£26,000 - £28,000 per annum, pro rata (based on 37 hours)
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London 0.85 miles
Up to £30000 per annum + Pension Scheme, staff discounts
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London 0.85 miles
Up to £25000 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave and more
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Hounslow, Middlesex 3.41 miles
Up to £23200 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave, Pension +
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London, Greater London
£21,880 + £4,000 London Weighting Allowance
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Housing Support Worker

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of people? Do you want to work for an organisation that has been providing affordable housing across the UK for over 90 years, as well as caring for the elderly and supporting those who face homelessness?

Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can help find better ways of tackling social problems in the UK? Do you want to change the world and people’s lives?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is seeking to make a difference and help people through a homelessness prevention service. This is not about having the experience, but more wanting to contribute to achieve a positive social impact.

Position: Internal Job Title - Community Navigator

Location: Hackney

Hours: 37.5 hours

Salary: £21,880 + £4,000 London Weighting Allowance

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 21st December

Transform lives

The organisation is a group of complementary businesses driven by a clear social purpose, with a charitable housing association at its core who are engaged by a not-for-profit social enterprise.  Working with Government, community groups and specialist partners the association design and deliver vital services that assist individuals to improve their lives, in areas ranging from housing and employment to education and wellbeing.

We would love to hear from you if you are:

  • Socially conscious and want to make a difference 
  • Good at building relationships with team members and the public
  • Flexible and adaptable team player with a can-do attitude
  • Able to undertake a variety of activities with a substantial degree of personal responsibility and autonomy.

About the opportunity

As a case worker you will report into the manager of the service and as you develop and grow in the role you will become responsible for:

  • Completing a support and housing plan with individuals, communicating responsibilities and next steps.
  • Searching on-line with individuals to find accommodation.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with landlords and property developers.
  • Attending property viewings with individuals and manage expectations.
  • Maintaining regular contact with individuals, building a trusting, open and honest relationship.
  • Ensuring all data is recorded and updated on systems.
  • Working collaboratively with our local authority partners.
  • Providing information and support to ensure individuals can find a new home by themselves in the future.

In order to take on the above responsibilities over time, we will be looking for you to demonstrate strength in the following competencies:

Curious and Inquisitive: You crave knowledge and consistently seek learning opportunities in every situation or interaction with people.  You love to understand why things happen and will look for patterns and ask questions that nobody else has thought to ask.

Problem Solving: You take a positive approach to tackling problems and have the ability to make sense of something complex and recommend practical and individual solutions.

Adaptable: You can adapt easily to changes in work and your effectiveness isn’t impacted. You are flexible and versatile and act as an advocate for change.

Communication: You can confidently communicate your thoughts and ideas both verbally and in writing and you are able to simplify complexities and adapt your communication so others can understand.

Collaborative Relationship Building and Team Work: You are a team player and are able to build credible and trusting relationships both internally and externally.

Compassionate & Empathetic: You have the ability to listen and hear an individual’s story without judgement or bias. You are able to seek new and innovate ways to help individuals, focussing on their strengths and assets and starting from a positive place.

What the role will offer you:

  • Developing you and working with you to support you with your personal and career development plans.
  • Commitment to the culture of learning and with regular learning opportunities within the team where everyone can come together as a team to problem solve and share learning.
  • A flexible employer who will support you to ensure that you achieve a healthy, happy work-life balance.
  • You will be joining an incredibly dedicated, vibrant, dynamic and talented team of people who are deeply passionate about services which improve people’s lives.
  • The health and wellbeing of employees is really important to the organisation.  You will have access to a 24-hour impartial Employee Assistance line alongside other well-being initiatives to promote a healthier working environment.
  • You will get 28 days’ annual leave plus 8 days for bank holidays.
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme.
  • 4 x Life Insurance and many other benefits.

This is an exciting role for someone who really wants to make a difference and is passionate about social justice.

If you’re the kind of person that wants to do a really great job and make a difference to customers, we think you’ll love it here. Sound like a challenge you’d like to take on? Then get in touch and let’s talk about how you can help transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods.

We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that the organisation can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which it works.

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Posted on: 24 November 2021
Closing date: 21 December 2021
Job ref: 2908
Tags: Admin,Housing Management
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