Support Officer

Organisation: 
Homeless Action in Barnet
Location: 
North Finchley, London
Contract type: 
2 years fixed term initially
Hours: 
36 hours per week
Salary: 
£22,300 p.a.
Deadline for applications: 
Sunday, 24 November 2019 (All day)

We currently have a vacancy for a Support Officers in our Centre working with people who are homeless. 

About the Role:

The post is currently funded for two years but subject to available funding will continue beyond this period.

The post holder will work with clients who use our Centre which provides services for those who are homeless or inadequately housed.

The post holder will work to support people who are looking for help to find accommodation – often in the private rented sector. They will also provide support to 3 women who live in shared accommodation to support them in the house and assist them to find more permanent accommodation. The support officer then helps the client to make the transition into more independent living.

The job holder will provide emotional and practical information, advice and support to address:

  • Housing needs and options
  • Benefits entitlements
  • Employment, training and education
  • Mental or physical issues and problems
  • Drug and alcohol issues
  • Build social, cultural, leisure and faith support networks
  • Avoiding harm to self and others

Please read the attached letter and the full Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. 

We look forward to receiveing your completed application.

To apply for the post online please click  HERE

 

 

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