Homelessness Support Officers x3

Salary: £20,092 - £24,491 Location: Scarborough Job term: 1 year contact
Closing date: 12 noon 18/06/2021    

 

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About the vacancy

The Borough Council has a strong commitment toward preventing homelessness across the Borough. We are looking for caring, motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our homelessness support service, within our Housing Options Team. 

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidates to really make a difference to the lives of our clients. You will be working closely with our partners to provide floating support to vulnerable homeless individuals and families in temporary accommodation. Our ideal candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, have experience in working with vulnerable people and have a good knowledge of housing issues.  
 

The applicant

You will be prepared to go ‘the extra-mile’ in order to secure positive outcomes and have the ability to think creatively in order to support clients and assist them with their support needs, around such matters as making claims for benefits, understanding the skills required to maintain a tenancy, dealing with utility providers, securing new accommodation and more.

Interview date

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 29 June 2021.

Contact

If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Sue Thurling, Homelessness Support Team Leader on 01723 232420.

If you have not been contacted again by 25 June 2021, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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