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Housing Support Advisor - Leominster

  • Job reference: LMCCITLEO1
  • Location: Leominster, Herefordshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Support
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Job description: A West Midlands based housing association are recruiting a Housing Support Advisor to deliver an excellent standard of support and housing management to young people (16-25) to help them to sustain a tenancy and maintain independent living across Leominster

The Role
The focus of the role is support young people in terms of tenancy sustainment and independent living. This will include:
*Completing support plans and risk assessments, meeting aspirations and objectives of the young persons and supporting them to meet these goals
*Act as a key worker, providing regular practical support to achieve goals and outcomes
*Contribute to service development
*Deliver group sessions to increase life skills for residents - cooking, budgeting, health and wellbeing etc
*Refer to relevant agencies were appropriate
*Manage voids in accordance with voids and allocation procedures
*Maintain electronic and written records
*Complete tenancy inductions for new residents and ensure new residents understand their license agreements
*Maintain regular contact with residents to ensure effective tenancy management

The Candidate
To be considered for these roles, you will require previous experience providing supported housing support, including tenancy management, to young people.
With this being a relief role, requiring travel throughout Kent, you must be a driver with access to a vehicle for work.
As you will be working with vulnerable service users, you will also require a DBS to be processed. If you have an existing, clean DBS on the Update Service, this will be beneficial to your application.

The Contract
This is a full time role, working 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The contract is temporary until the end of January 2021.

Referral Bonus
If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.
If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.

How Apply
To apply for this role, please send your CV Lee McMillan at Service Care Solutions via lee . mc millan @ service care . org . uk. You can also call Lee on 01772 208 966 discuss the role in more detail.