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Date Added: Thu 20/10/2022

Supported Housing Officer

South East, GU23, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £15 - £17/hour

Supported Housing Officer

- South East

- 6 Months

- £15-17 per hour

- Enhanced DBS Needed

- Start ASAP

What you'll do on a typical day:

Carry out initial assessments of tenants, identify their support needs and seek to obtain support to meet those needs
Ensure tenants remain safe in their home and community and are referred to services that can enhance their physical and mental wellbeing
Review support plans periodically
Maintain regular contact with tenants to monitor their welfare, health and wellbeing and deal with any concerns as appropriate
Liaise with tenants, their families and other internal and external partner organisations as appropriate
Report and monitor on site repairs
Undertake smoke alarm and emergency pull cord checks. * Complete day to day administrative tasks, responding to correspondence and emails
Maintain records and record tenant contact appropriately
Assist the Team Leader with routine housing management duties including health and safety and fire alarm checks, void management and enforcing conditions of tenancy. What you need to succeed in this role:At a minimum, you will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience in housing, community care and working with clients with mental health issues
A sound understanding of the needs of vulnerable adults with complex needs, including mental health issues, learning difficulties and substance misuse issues
The ability to manage complex and difficult situations in relation to vulnerable client groups, on your own
The ability to co-ordinate and review tenant's support plans, enabling them to live as independently as possible, and advocate on their behalf
The ability to manage risk effectively through risk management plans * An ability to demonstrate sound judgment in a wide range of situations
A proactive, practical, flexible approach
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Confidence in dealing with people at all levels
Conscientious attitude and attention to detail
A good standard of numeracy and literacy
Strong administration and IT skills
An ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
Some experience of housing management is desirable but not essential
The ability to think on your feet and stay calm in a crisis

A DBS check will be required for the successful applicant.

Vivid Resourcing are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law
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