Leeds, West Yorkshire
£21,589 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Touchstone (registered charity No. 1012053) is a leading voluntary sector agency providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of local people

Housing Support Officer
NJC Scale Points 12 – 17, starting at £21,589 pa
37 hours per week
Location: Leeds

This role is permanent, subject to funding

Beacon Leeds is a partnership of 3 Leeds-based charities; Turning Lives Around (TLA), Touchstone and Foundation. Beacon provides a city wide Housing Related Support accommodation service for vulnerable adults, couples and families to prevent homelessness and address housing need. Beacon Dispersed Support provides temporary supported accommodation for people experiencing a period of homelessness, have multiple and complex needs and may also display high risk behaviours.

The post holder will be primarily responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of properties managed by Touchstone-Beacon ensuring housing management systems are both effective and efficient in reducing void levels and rent arrears.

The post holder will also manage a small case-load of service users with a range of multiple and complex support needs.

You will need to have extensive knowledge of housing management and worked with people with multiple and complex needs. The successful applicant will also need to have excellent communication skills and experience of working with a diverse range of clients.

CLOSING DATE:  Monday 7th October 2019 at 12pm
Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 22 October 2019

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website where you can download the application pack.

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.

Touchstone is a Trans Positive employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Mindful Employer, has been granted the Positive about Disabled People mark and Investors in People Platinum.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 12 September 2019
Closed date: 07 October 2019
Job ref: 154426_TS
Tags: Social Care/Development, Housing Management