Supported Housing Officer2022-11-30T05:22:57+00:00
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Supported Housing Officer Job Vacancy in Bristol, England, UK
Elim Housing Association
Supported Housing Officer (EH/SHO)
We are now looking for a Supported Housing Officer to join our busy teams in Yate and Staple Hill, South Gloucestershire!
This role is a newly developed position, as part of the rough sleeper intuitive. Offering Psychologically informed housing and support to vulnerable adults. We have two 6 Bedroom shared house and one 3 Bedroom shared house, both based in South Gloucestershire. We provide low to medium tailored 1-2-1 support to 14 residents, both men and women between the age of 18 and 65 who are at the risk of homelessness. We support residents to sustain and gain the confidence and skills to successfully maintain their tenancy and to secure permanent housing to enable them to live independently.
Salary: £21,668 – £22,168 per annum
Supported Housing Officer Duties:
Monitor and manage rent accounts, ensuring arrears are addressed in line with organisational procedure
Establish and maintain trusting relationships with individuals, maintaining regular contact and facilitating a co -produced planned programme of support. establish and maintain trusting relationships with individuals, maintaining regular contact and facilitating a co -produced planned programme of support
Deliver welfare benefits and budgeting advice to individuals to ensure their income is maximised and financial resilience and capacity increased
Assist individuals to identify and access appropriate move on accommodation
Promote opportunities and encourage the raising of aspirations of the individuals you support in education, training and employment
Supported Housing Officer Requirements:
Experience and understanding of housing management issues including rent collection, void management, property maintenance and ASB
Working knowledge of the welfare benefits system
Experience of assessing the strengths, support needs and risk of vulnerable people and facilitate a co -produced programme of support
Good level of IT literacy, experience of operating case management systems and ability to carry out own administrative workload.
Up to date knowledge of Safeguarding and Protection from Abuse strategies as they relate to children and adults, with the ability to identify risk, including how and when to report concerns
Experience of promoting equality of opportunity and resident empowerment
Experience and understanding of the causes of homelessness
Full driving license and access to your own vehicle.
Supported Housing Officer Benefits:
25 days annual holiday rising to 30 days.
Access to training and career development through Elim Skills Academy
Health cash plan, which includes discounts to a wide range of shops and services.