Up to £21500 per annum
Job description

We have an excellent opportunity for a Tenancy Support Officer!

The successful candidate will deliver short-term intensive support to people who are now, after a period of rough sleeping, living in temporary or more permanent accommodation provided as part of the 'Everyone In' initiative.

They will also support people who may be at risk of rough sleeping who have been offered accommodation and need help with resettlement and linking with and ensuring engagement with to appropriate services e.g. mental health, substance misuse services. The expectation is for support to be provided for a maximum of 12 - 16 weeks to assist people to secure and settle into more permanent accommodation

The aim of the role is to support people who have been homeless or are at risk of rough sleeping to improve their quality of life and their ability to successfully sustain a tenancy or move into suitable accommodation. The majority of people will be single and they may be addressing a range of potential issues e.g. mental health and/or substance misuse problems, learning disabilities, inexperience of independent living as they may not have held a tenancy before. They may also have an offending history or have poor home or financial management skills.

The health and well-being of clients is paramount and very close liaison must be maintained with Community Health Services, Social Services and other key stakeholders and agencies.

If this role sounds of interest to you then please apply ASAP!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Posted on: 07 January 2021
Closed date: 04 February 2021
Job ref: 87521
Tags: Support Worker