A truly exciting opportunity to help vulnerable people as a Housing & Support Officer in our Project in Walton-on-Thames.
Our Walton-on-Thames team delivers services to a diverse client group including young people, people with learning disabilities or mental health issues, and people with a history of homelessness.
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.
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.
We review CV's when we receive them and interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so apply as soon as you can to avoid missing out.
We have a number of opportunities across our footprint, please look at our webpage for other locations.
Salary: £21,500 pa + sleep in allowances + 28 days holiday + bank holidays + benefits
Hours: 39 hours per week, full time
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.
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