Housing Navigator

YMCA Derbyshire
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate, motivated and dedicated in supporting young people to move forward in in their lives? If so we would like to hear from you.

You will work as part of the Accommodation Team to provide a high quality, efficient and effective service to clients aged 16 to 35 who are accommodated in dispersed properties across Derby City.

This new and exiting role will assist residents under 35 to gain independent living skills in order to maintain a healthy living environment and move closer towards education and employability to further succeed with housing options.

We are committed to helping people at times of need, regardless of gender, race, ability or faith. Our values to Protect, Trust, Hope and Persevere underpin all of our services across the county.

Duties will include:

·Assessing clients suitability for accommodation

·Giving assistance around rents, debts and Housing Benefit queries

·Organising and providing appropriate support tor residents

·Liaising with other relevant agencies, professionals and stakeholders

·Helping with the monitoring of non-payment of rent

·Conducting health and safety checks of properties

In order to apply for this role you must have the following:-

·Experience of working with vulnerable people;

·The ability to manage challenging behaviour in a positive manner;

·Ability to work professionally with a range of customers;

·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

·full driving licence and access to a vehicle

If you would like an informal chat to discuss this opportunity please telephone Reena Sharma on 01332 579583

To view a full job description and to apply please visit www.ymcaderbyshire.org.uk

Closing date 22/03/18 5pm

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80392022

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