Supported Housing Officer Vacancy

Agency reference: 67729

An established charitable organisation is currently looking to recruit a Supported Housing Officer based in the Welwyn Garden City area on a temp to perm basis.

Location: Welwyn Garden City

Hours: per week

Duration: 3 months temp to perm

Shifts: 8am-4pm, 2pm-10pm and one in 4 weekends

Pay: Up to £16 per hour umbrella dependant on experience

Main responsibilities in the role:

  • Manage a case load of service users aged 18+ within a homeless hostel
  • Deliver emotional and life skills based support, assisting service users with day-to-day tasks
  • Complete support plans and risk assessments with the service users
  • Enforce tenancy conditions in line with procedures including low-level anti-social behaviour and rent arrears
  • Offer specialist knowledge and insight into rent arrears helping tenants with budgeting
  • Carry out regular estate inspections
  • Offer advice and assistance to tenants regarding their benefit entitlements
  • Provide support and advice to tenants in relation to issues concerning their tenancies
  • Manage void properties to ensure the quickest re-let times including carrying out viewings and sign-ups
  • Additional requirements:

  • Experience of providing tenancy support to vulnerable people, particularly homeless client groups
  • An enhanced DBS check from within the last 3 years or willingness to obtain
  • Excellent communication skills and basic IT skills are essential
  • Due to the location of the project, a driver with a car is essential for this role
  • To secure an interview for this excellent opportunity contact Charley Payne by email

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