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Housing Management

Job Description

Job Title: Housing Support Worker
Location: Colchester
Working Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
DBS Requirement: Enhanced DBS is essential.
Driving Requirement: Car driving is essential.

About Us:
We are currently looking for a dedicated Housing Support Worker to join our team in Colchester. Our mission is to provide intensive housing management services to a core group of individuals in a designated area, helping them manage their tenancies, housing benefit claims, and connecting them with relevant support services when needed. As a Housing Support Worker, you will work as part of a team to ensure the well-being and stability of our tenants.

Key Responsibilities:
Housing Management: Manage a portfolio of properties and tenancies across a designated area, ensuring they meet the necessary standards and are well-maintained.
Direct Support: Provide direct support to tenants in managing their tenancies, offering guidance, assistance with housing benefit claims, and ensuring they have a safe and stable living environment.
Support Services: Liaise with relevant support services and signpost tenants to appropriate resources and assistance.
Tenancy Assistance: Assist tenants in understanding and managing their tenancy agreements, rent payments, and property maintenance.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Compassion and empathy for individuals facing housing and support challenges.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of housing management and support services.
  • A valid driver's license is essential for traveling to various properties.
  • Enhanced DBS clearance is essential.

How to Apply:
If you are dedicated to helping individuals maintain their tenancies, access support services, and ensure the stability of their living situation, and you possess the necessary qualifications and skills, we encourage you to apply for the Housing Support Worker position in Colchester.