Reference
 1643
Salary
 £ 25,000
Hours
 36.5
Department
 Housing
Location
 Alveston
Job Type
 Permanent
Closing Date
  Tue, 2nd Jul 24
(11 days remaining)
Planned Interviews
  Mon, 8th Jul 24
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Supported Housing Officer


Elim Housing Association is a provider of housing and support services in the West of England and Gloucestershire. We are looking for a Supported Housing Officer to join our team.

 ‘Although it might be a challenging role at times, it is so rewarding and a privilege to be part of people’s life’s journey. If you’d like to make a difference in your career and other’s people lives, this role is for you. Elim is a supportive organisation with a great sense of community and fairness. I have felt so encouraged and supported since the minute I started.’

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 This role will be offering Psychologically informed housing and support to vulnerable adults in a 18 bed self-contained property located in South Gloucestershire, Alveston.

The Supported Housing Officer will be responsible for providing low to medium tailored 1-2-1 support to 12 residents, both men and women between the age of 18 and 65 who are at the risk of homelessness. We support residents to sustain and gain the confidence and skills to successfully maintain their tenancy and to secure permanent housing to enable them to live independently.

 

What you will be doing:

  • Monitor and manage rent accounts, ensuring arrears are addressed in line with organisational procedure
  • Establish and maintain trusting relationships with individuals, maintaining regular contact and facilitating a co -produced planned programme of support. establish and maintain trusting relationships with individuals, maintaining regular contact and facilitating a co -produced planned programme of support
  • Deliver welfare benefits and budgeting advice to individuals to ensure their income is maximised and financial resilience and capacity increased
  • Assist individuals to identify and access appropriate move on accommodation
  • Promote opportunities and encourage the raising of aspirations of the individuals you support in education, training and employment
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels both orally and in writing, tailoring to induvial need when required
  • Ability to work in partnership with multiple agencies, including statutory agencies to improve outcomes for those receiving our services
  • Empathy with the causes of homelessness for vulnerable parents and the barriers they face.
  • Ability to identify and raise the aspirations of those receiving our services, encouraging education, training and employment
  • Ability to maintain accurate and up to date records by using common Microsoft Office packages, Excel, Word, Outlook and other systems and software

 

  • 25 days annual holiday rising to 30 days.
  • Paid day off for your birthday each year.
  • Access to training and career development through Elim Skills Academy
  • Company pension.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Health cash plan,which includes discounts to a wide range of shops and services.
  • Free on-street parking
  • Ability to work from home on occasion to complete training and admin.
  • Mileage expenses reimbursed
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For more details on the role and to apply please visit our website. We want to ensure we are accessible for all applicants interested in a career at Elim. If you need any assistance with your application or are unable to access our website, please contact HR on 01454 532334.

 

Contact Us

Units 3 & 4, Pinkers Court,
Briarlands Office Park, Gloucester Road,
Rudgeway, South Gloucestershire
BS35 3QH

Call: 01454 411172
Email: HR@elimhousing.co.uk

About Us

Providing homes, supporting people.

Elim Housing is a socially responsible business delivering quality homes and support services which positively change people's lives.

We engage and innovate, and work in collaboration with others to enhance the wellbeing and independence of individuals and communities.