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Action Homeless’ success is down to our fantastic team of dedicated staff and volunteers. We’re always on the look out for talented and motivated individuals who are passionate about breaking the cycle of homelessness in Leicester and Leicestershire.

Community Transitions Supported Housing Officer

Contract: Fixed Term – 18 months

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £22,322-£24,512 – scale points 24-27

Role

Action Homeless is a charity dedicated to tackling the causes and consequences of homelessness in Leicester and Leicestershire.  We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to offer Transitional Housing support to clients leaving mental health services and hospital settings.

You will be navigating housing waiting and bidding systems, looking for innovative housing solutions and supporting people to resettle sustainably into their new homes. You will oversee rent and void management and provide practical advice and information on a wide range of issues including, housing, welfare rights, finance, and life skills.

We are seeking an individual who has experience of sustaining tenancies and housing management, working with vulnerable client groups and safeguarding practices, strong time management and work prioritisation skills, and the ability to communicate logically, concisely and effectively at all times.

For further details about this role, including the person specification please download our recruitment pack.

To apply please complete and return our application form to Aaliyah Lawrence-Browne via: aaliyahlawrence-browne@actionhomeless.org.uk

Alternatively, you can call 0116 2211851 to request a copy of the recruitment pack and an application form.

Closing date: 25th September 2017

Assessments & Interviews: 5th October 2017