We have opportunities for Temporary Accommodation Officers to join our team on a full time permanent basis. 

You’ll be working closely with individuals and families across our sites around Basingstoke to support those most at risk of homelessness.

The starting salary is circa £27, depending on experience

The Role

Our Temporary Accommodation Officers provide a proactive service to residents in our temporary homeless accommodation. You will be part of a small team travelling between our 5 sites and managing your own caseload.

You will be supporting our customers with benefits, debt management and anti social behaviour as well as empowering them to access specialist support services and offering guidance and advice to secure a suitable move when the time is right.

We are looking for

  • A working knowledge of housing management
  • An understanding of how to support a diverse range of individuals in a support or community environment
  • This is a customer facing role so you’ll need to have strong communication skills
  • Resilience and empathy
  • The ability to manage your own diary 
  • Experience of working with multiple agencies
  • The ability to work on your own and be part of a small team
  • A full UK driver’s license and your own transport is essential.

    This role will be subject to a DBS check.

    What we can offer you

    As a member of the Supported Housing Team you will be part of a friendly, dedicated and supportive working environment. 

    We invest in our people, and you will be able to develop your skills and be part of something that makes a real difference to people’s lives. This role can give you the opportunity for a career within a successful and diverse organisation.

    Some of our benefits include:

  • £ yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choice
  • Flexible working
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
  • A chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits package
  • A generous pension scheme matching up to 12%
  • Life cover as soon as you join us
  • You will be a part of our Recognition scheme where you can be gifted retail vouchers
  • A range of wellbeing discounts including Gym Memberships
  • A wide selection of other benefits available
  • About us

    Sovereign provides 60, homes across the south and south west of England and the Isle of Wight. We’re driven by our social purpose with residents at the very heart of everything we do. We build homes, provide great services but also invest in long term sustainability, creating great places to live in partnership with our residents.

    While we’re a not-for-profit organisation with every penny reinvested in homes and services, we are also a major business. With the financial standing of a FTSE- business, we combine our financial and organisational strength, along with funding from government, banking and capital markets, to maximise our social impact.

    What we do makes a real difference to people’s lives and by joining us you can share the satisfaction of doing something that really matters. We are committed to our Equality Diversity and Inclusion strategy and believe that you can truly be yourself at Sovereign.

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