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Housing Support Coordinator

Job Description

Housing Support Coordinator
1 year contract

Service care solutions have an exciting new opportunity for a Support Coordinator to work for our client based in Exeter.
Housing Support Coordinator Key Responsibilities:
Client Support:

  • Provide personalized support to clients, helping them navigate complex challenges and access necessary resources.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and develop tailored support plans.
  • Identify suitable housing options, assist with applications, tenancy agreements, and housing-related issues.
  • Offer immediate support during crises and coordinate interventions to ensure client safety and wellbeing.
  • Maintain accurate records of client interactions, progress, and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, including social workers and healthcare professionals, for coordinated support services and holistic care.

Service Delivery:

  • Ensure application of screening processes and make decisions based on risk and client needs.
  • Deputise for Client Services Manager/Senior Client Services Manager as needed.
  • Provide direct support to higher-risk clients requiring intensive support.
  • Lead engagement with formal panels and processes like MARAC, Safeguarding, MAPPA, and multi-agency health meetings.
  • Flexibility to work within different office/service locations within an agreed area.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Significant experience in a support or care environment.
  • Experience with relevant client groups and person-centred support and safety planning.
  • Experience in coordinating and developing other support workers and volunteers.
  • Basic knowledge of housing benefit, income support, and other welfare benefits.
  • Knowledge of the statutory framework for support provision and issues affecting individuals requiring support.

Housing Support Coordinator Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a housing support role.
  • Valid driver's license, own vehicle, and business insurance.
  • Enhanced DBS certification for working with adults.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and engage in lone working situations.

The Package
This is a temporary Housing Support Coordinator role, covering the recruitment process for a permanent team member, meaning the role could be extended, or become permanent.

Referral Bonus
If this Temporary Housing Support Coordinator 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 to Apply
If you are interested in this Housing Support Coordinator role, please send your CV mickey . stepans @ service care . org . uk or call me on 01772 208 966 discuss the vacancy in more detail.
Also, if this Housing Support Coordinator role doesn't interest you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as I cover all housing-related vacancies across the region.