A truly exciting opportunity to help vulnerable people as a Housing Officer in our Sutton & Epsom Team.
Transform Housing & Support is a charity and housing provider. We provide housing and support to more than 1,000 homeless and vulnerable people each year, helping them to develop the skills and confidence to live independently. Transform Homecare, the care arm of the organisation, has over 10 years’ experience of delivering home-based and extra care services.
Position: Housing Officer Sutton & Epsom
Location: Wallington (SM6)
Job type: Full Time and Part Time Available, Permanent
Hours: flexible 28 to 39 hours per week
Salary: £22,000 per annum
About the role:
Our Sutton & Epsom 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.
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.
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.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Housing, Vulnerable People, Charities, Social Worker, Community Development, Volunteer, Housing Support Worker, Challenging Behaviour, Third Sector, Residential Care Worker, Charity, Voluntary Sector etc.
£22000 per annum
7 months ago