Housing & Support Officer Higher Needs - fixed term
A truly exciting opportunity to help vulnerable people as a Housing & Support Officer ( Fixed Term) in our Project in Walton-on-Thames
Our Elmbridge 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.
Acting as a key worker to named clients, 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.
Open to trainees : 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, we will be able to consider taking you on initially as a Trainee. [Starting salary £20,000 pa + sleep in allowances + 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.
Interested? Please go to our website at www.transformhousing.org.uk to complete the application form. Kindly note that we recommend you use a laptop or pc for the application form as mobile phones and tablets may not allow you through to completion. Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you experience difficulties completing an application form.