Supported Housing Project Worker - Homeless

Solon South West Housing Association
http://solonswha.co.uk/Home.aspx
Salary: 
£11,959 – £13,716 (pro rata) (FTE: £19,932 – £22,860)
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Part Time
Hours: 
22.5
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
6 months probation
Details of Role: 

GOOD NEWS: DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR THIS VACANCY! We are now accepting applications until Monday, 16th September 2019.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy, dedicated team at Rackfield House, a 20-bed supported housing scheme for homeless people in Bath. We are seeking a highly motivated, approachable individual with experience in safeguarding, risk assessments, confidentiality, and support plans.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the service provides a safe and welcoming environment to clients and visitors by being a first point of contact in the building.
  • Provide advice and guidance to vulnerable adults on benefits, local service provision and the service complaints procedure.
  • Maximise rental income and minimise losses by managing rent accounts and lettings to the highest standard.
  • Facilitate and empower, by accompanying to appointments where necessary, vulnerable adults’ access to and take up of support services linking into the local community where possible.

 

Your Strengths:

  • Knowledge of homelessness and associated issues.
  • An ability to effectively address anti-social and challenging behavior.
  • A systematic approach to managing administrative tasks with the ability to multitask methodically and effectively.

 

Benefits:

  • Working in a friendly and supportive work environment
  • Training and development options
  • 28 days holidays
  • Company pension

 

Closing Date: Monday, 16th September 2019 at noon.

Interview Dates: tbc.

 

 

Please note that this job is based in Rackfield Place, Lower Bristol Road, Twerton, Bath, BA2 1HB

 

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

 

 

About Us:

 

Solon is an independent, local housing association, providing 1,300 homes in Bristol and South Gloucestershire mainly for affordable rent.  We aim to be a local provider of exceptional housing, providing homes people want to live in and delivering great customer service. We are financially strong, with an annual turnover of approx. £7.5m, a healthy surplus, the capacity to produce new homes and an active development programme.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2019 - 12:00
How to Apply: 

Interested?

To apply, please go to the 'Jobs' section of our website (www.solonswha.co.uk), download a job pack from the relevant vacancy, fill out the application form and send it to recruitment@solonswha.co.uk. For an informal chat about this position, please call Chris Ashmore on 07891 681401.

Contact Person: 
Bianca Saad
Contact Email: 
bianca_saad@solonswha.co.uk
Contact Phone: 
01179167793