Housing and Welfare Support Officer, Ref: CH04722

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Walsall, West Midlands
Salary: G6 £23,953- £28,226 per annum
03 Aug 2022
17 Aug 2022
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Job Type
Community, Housing
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Fixed Term Contract
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Housing and Welfare Support Officer, Ref: CH04722
Salary: G6 £23,953- £28,226 per annum
37 hours per week- Fixed Term Contract

The role is initially for 12 months (to backfill a secondment)

Would you like to make a difference to the life of families and individuals that are homeless?

Are you seeking a job that makes a real difference to your local community?

One that is both rewarding and worthwhile?

If the answer is yes, then join our team of dedicated, friendly and valued support workers and help us change the lives of those most vulnerable.

About the role:

You will be working within the Temporary Accommodation projects supporting and assisting families and vulnerable individuals that find themselves homeless.

As part of this role you will be supporting vulnerable adults, which include homeless people, former rough sleepers, offenders and those with complex needs who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness.

It would be an advantage to be able to speak a number of different languages but not essential

How you can help:

  • You will have the support of a well-established team that will help you in your role and provide high quality customer service and support to some of the most vulnerable families that live within our Temporary Accommodation units.
  • Working alongside the Housing & Welfare Officers, you will help to access secure housing for people.
  • Supporting these residents to develop and improve new and existing skills along with the knowledge and confidence to break and prevent the cycle of homelessness and sustain long term tenancies.
  • The successful candidates will work within the Housing Support Team.

Though the role can be challenging and frustrating at times, it is ultimately rewarding.

If you wish to make a difference to people’s lives, this could be the job for you.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. 

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Closing date for applications: Wednesday 17th August 2022

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Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

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