Housing & Support Officer - Elmbridge
Respect, empowerment, responsibility and excellence. These are our values and they guide all we do. Transform Housing & Support helps people to reach their goals and live independent and fulfilling lives. We provide housing, support and care for more than 1600 people each year, in Surrey, West Sussex, Berkshire and South west London. Transform is a place where people make a difference to our clients, feel valued and have fun
A truly exciting opportunity to help vulnerable people as a Housing & Support Officer in our Project in Walton-on-Thames.
Our Elmbridge 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.
Housing & Support Officer Responsibilities:
Acting as a key worker to our clients, 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.
Housing & Support Officer Requirements:
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.
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.
Location: Elmbridge, Surrey
Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 39 hours per week
Salary: £21,500 pa + sleep in allowances + benefits
Closing Date: 07 August 2021
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.
Ref: (Apply online only)