Link Worker CG00717
£21,745 - £25,694 per annum
Closing Date: Friday 21st April 2017
Permanent post available to current employees of Walsall Council only
Interviews to take place on Thursday 27th April 2017
This is an exciting opportunity to join a team who are working extremely hard to reduce and prevent homelessness for young people in the Walsall area.
Are you interested in joining Supported Housing helping make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable customers?
The role is to support customers who are placed in temporary accommodation and in their own tenancies, the role is to support in finding settled accommodation and addressing barriers they may face, supporting them to secure positive outcomes including employment, apprenticeships, training and further education.
Do you have experience of supporting customers; do you work within the housing field, have a good knowledge of housing legislation and possess excellent communication skills, if so please contact us.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for this role.
Walsall Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you would like to know more about this position please contact Samantha Hanson on 01922 650920 or by email Samantha.firstname.lastname@example.org
Information for applicants
Applications are invited using our online application form only. If you have a disability and require information on submitting an application in another format then please contact us via email: email@example.com
All correspondence will be via email, therefore candidates should check their email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting an application.
This vacancy may be closed earlier than the published closing date should we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, it is strongly advised that candidates submit applications at the earliest opportunity.
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