Part Time, 30 hours a week. 

£17,052 progressing to £18,947

Brent House is a new service, so this is an exciting opportunity to be part of setting up this new service. You will be working as part of a team to provide support to our homeless clients. You will love helping others and enjoy supporting individuals to achieve their goals and to become more independent. Your positive attitude towards your work and others will help to contribute to a great working environment. You will have a calm and personable manner and be able to handle potentially difficult situations.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will have your own caseload of clients to manage and will work with them on a one to one basis. You will identify their needs by listening to them and put together a client needs assessment and manage risks.
  • Carrying out housing management duties such as collecting rent
  • Covering Health and Safety duties
  • Support to move clients on from accommodation services to suitable accommodation options
  • You will mediate and or negotiate with existing housing providers to help prevent homelessness
  • You will help and support individuals by providing advice on housing, welfare benefits, rent deposits and household goods via a variety of schemes.
  • Please see attached job description below for full list of job responsibilities.

    Attributes & Values

    Previous experience in this sector is not essential but you will be able to demonstrate a real passion for wanting to work with vulnerable people in the homeless sector. Our values will be aligned to your own ethics and ideals and you will be committed to changing the life of others for the better.

  • Clear verbal and written English
  • Good IT and keyboard skills
  • Polite, assertive manner, ability to self -motivate
  • Passion for working in a client/customer facing role
  • Knowledge of the benefits system and tenancy legislation
  • Have an interest and genuine concern for homelessness and related issues
  • Knowledge of voluntary and statutory agencies
  • Flexible approach to what is required from the role
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