Housing Support Officer

Location
Harbour Building, Waterfront West, Brierly Hill, West Midlands, DY5 1LN
Salary
£24736 to £27468 per annum
Posted
10 Nov 2020
Closes
25 Nov 2020
Job Ref
Dudley000005697
Job Type
Housing
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

The Housing Support Team exists to provide a comprehensive housing support service to residents within Dudley MBC with identified support needs. To enable them to maintain their home and to encourage and facilitate the residents’ independence, quality of life, health and well being.

Within Housing Support we now provide a number of services including Floating Support, Drop In services, Pre Tenancy Workshops & Employability. 

We are currently looking to recruit a Housing Support Officer to work within our Drop In service on a 1 year contract to cover maternity leave.

Hours: 37 per week 

Salary:  Grade 7

Location: Harbour Buildings, Waterfront West, Brierley Hill, DY5 1LN

To provide a comprehensive housing support service to Dudley MBC residents with identified support needs. To enable the residents to manage their home and to encourage and facilitate the residents’ independence, quality of life, health and well being.

The successful candidate will:

Have proven experience of providing housing related support.

Have a sound working knowledge of welfare benefits.

Have experience of team and partnership working.

To be able to provide a flexible and committed approach to working hours and patterns when required to do so.

For further information please contact: Hannah Mason on 01384 81 2504 or
via email: hannah.mason@dudley.gov.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

NB.  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date should a large number of applications be received

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

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The council has a contractual 3 days mandatory unpaid leave which, for the majority of services, are fixed at the Christmas period.  This represents a pay deduction of 1.15% in return for which employees are afforded three days unpaid leave (pro-rata for part time staff).

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