Housing Advice Support Worker - Offender Services
37.5 hrs per week
Our client is currently looking for an advice worker experienced in providing accommodation advice to offenders in the community. You will be required to assist offenders to gain suitable accommodation and offer advice on tenancy sustainment. You will also support them to prevent evictions and other housing related matters.
To be successful, you will have some housing advice experience to clients with support needs, including drug and alcohol related problems, mental health problems and a history of offending. You will also have the ability to cope with clients with multiple needs, who may display challenging behaviour. Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency team and to maintain effective relationships with external agencies, is also required.
In return, they offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. They are also committed to providing their staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development.
Closing date: 10.00am, 9 th August 2017
Interview date: 22 nd & 23 rd August 2017
Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how they work. They are in the top 50 of Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index 2017 and a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of their clients as well as the communities that they live and work within, they encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.