Tenancy Support Officer - Hoarding (Housing, Tenants) SOUT83733

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Manchester, UK
18 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
35 hours per week - Fixed Term to 03/04/2020

Our client is a Community based housing organisation committed to providing high quality services to the people and neighbourhoods that they work in. The Trust is a "not-for-profit" landlord, based in Didsbury, managing and improving approximately 6,000 homes in South Manchester and Tameside.

Their Tenancy Support Team have developed an innovative way of working with people affected by hoarding behaviours called "Tidy Homes Tidy Minds" which they deliver across the North West in partnership with other housing and social care organisations and private householders.

Would you like to help make a real and positive difference to people's lives? You will be working with people in their homes, to help them manage their hoarding behaviours and improve their living conditions and property. You will be:
  • Providing practical and often hands on support which will include helping people to organise their personal belongings and helping them to move, clear and dispose of items.
  • You will have experience of carrying out risk assessments and have an understanding of hoarding behaviours and the effects that this may have on the individual from a health and tenancy compliance perspective.
  • You will be able to support tenants on your caseload with things like budgeting, household cleanliness, sourcing low cost household items etc.
  • You will have excellent communication skills and be able to work with compassion and understanding with our people helping them to feel part of the local community through encouraging attendance at local community events
  • You will be able to work in effectively in partnerships with other agencies and charities to maximise the support available to our people.
  • You will have a good understanding of welfare benefits to assist our people to maximise their income and maintain their tenancy

Closing Date: Monday 1st July

Interview Date: W/C 8th July TBC

Start Date: Mid August 2019

Our client is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from suitably skilled people from all sectors of the community.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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