Egham, Surrey
£21,250 - £24,250 pa + on call allowances + benefits
Job description
Housing & Support Officer - Runnymede (Trainees considered)

A truly exciting opportunity to help vulnerable people as a Housing & Support Officer in our client's Runnymede team.

Their Runnymede 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.

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.

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.

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, they will be able to consider taking you on initially as a Trainee. [Starting salary £20,250 pa+ benefits.]

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.

Enhanced DBS clearance will also be required.

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, etc.

Closing date: 2nd April 2021
Interviews: Tba

Ref: 97388
Refreshed on: 18 March 2021
Closed date: 03 April 2021
Job ref: 97388
Tags: Social Care/Development