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Supported Housing Officer - Complex Needs (NRPF Specialist)

  • Location:

    Watford, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Housing

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £28752 per annum

  • Contact:

    James

  • Contact email:

    james.coffill@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HI2696_1603469687

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months TTP

  • Expiry date:

    22/11/2020

  • Startdate:

    26/10/20

Job Description

Our client is an established charitable organisation and they are currently looking to recruit Supported Housing Officer based in the Watford area on a temporary to permanent contract. The successful candidate will specialise in (NRPF) working with people with no recourse to public funds.

Working 37 Hours per week with a rota to fit with opening hours of external services Monday-Friday. Suggested hours 8am-4pm / 9am-5pm and 10am-6pm.

Initially a 3-month temporary position with the opportunity for permanent employment.


Main responsibilities:
" Working in a new project that supports vulnerable homeless clients who are not able to claim benefits
" Preparing rough sleepers to move on from temporary accommodation with an aim to gain `settled` status
" Delivering emotional and life skills-based support, assisting service users with day to day tasks
" Complete support plans and risk assessments with the service users
" Liaising with the home office and the local council on a regular basis
" Using various methods to communicate with people with language barriers


Essential requirements:
" Have vast experience working with people who have complex needs and no recourse to public funds
" Level 4 or level 5 qualification in Housing or Social Care
" Knowledge of how the system works, home office knowledge and the ability to communicate at all levels
" An enhanced DBS check currently on the update service or willing to obtain
" Excellent communication skills and basic IT skills are essential


Apply today with your updated CV to discuss this fantastic opportunity

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