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Accommodation Support Officer
luggageUnited Kingdom

We are working closely alongside a Local Authority in Flintshire to assist with the appointment of an Accommodation Support Officer, on a 2-month contract, likely to be extended at clients discretion. Please apply with your CV for immediate consideration.

Rate of Pay: £12.18 - £14.82 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • To visit and provide housing related support to all clients who have been identified, by the Housing Options Team, as being vulnerable and unable to sustain accommodation without low level support.
  • To assist clients with the completion of Housing Benefits forms and any other documentation which will maximise the clients income and ensure accommodation payments are made.
  • To be responsible for ensuring that robust procedures are in place to identify changes in clients circumstances to prevent any threat of homelessness.
  • To identify any additional support needs and assist the Housing Options Officer with the completion of referrals to other support agencies, internal or external. Attend, when necessary, meetings relating to the well being of the client.
  • To be responsible for completing comprehensive reports in order to keep the Housing Options Team updated on clients progress. Collate accurate statistical information to form part of the internal and external Performance Indicators.
  • To comply with Health and Safety Policy on lone working.

Qualifications:

  • A relevant professional qualification directly related to working with any of the potential client groups
  • Relevant experience of working in a housing environment within the public sector.

Please note:

  • You should be available to work immediately or at a short notice.
  • You should have right to work in U.K
  • This role requires an enhanced DBS

Disclaimer: Brackenberry Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Unless otherwise stated all of our roles are temporary, though assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary. Your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.

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