Supported Housing Officers
Title: Housing Support Officer (X2)
Department: Hackney Older People Service - Supported Housing
Hours: Full time - 38 hours per week
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Job Ref: SHO2016
The Organization is a registered charity which provides support and care to vulnerable people across North and East London. Everything we do in company is about promoting the choice and independence of vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives. We are currently looking for enthusiastic, creative and committed people to join our staff team at our Older People Services in Hackney providing support to our older customers who have diverse range of support needs.
You will carry out a range of duties including; support planning, risk assessing, managing voids/lettings, taking responsibility for reporting repairs and H&S issues and dealing with enquiries from our contractors, our tenants, their families and Care staff.
The successful applicant will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as they will be expected to provide a high quality customer service to internal and external stakeholders. You must have good IT skills and experience of working with a range of IT packages. You will also have the ability to co-ordinate and manage workloads effectively, and the experience of working with other team members to ensure that team objectives and targets are met. We are particularly keen to recruit someone who can demonstrate a "can-do" attitude, who is happy to multi-task in a busy environment.
If you feel you can bring a fresh approach, some new ideas and a commitment to supporting vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals then we want to hear from you.
the Organization is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised by company. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.