Housing Progression Officer – Sutton Vulnerable Adults service
At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. An exciting opportunity has become available in a new and dynamic pathway service in the London Borough of Sutton.
As a Housing Progression Officer you will work with key workers, to support our clients move on from our services. You will be supported by the Housing Management team, to source properties for our clients to move into. The role is focussed on establishing relationships with local private sector organisations and Housing Associations to develop a range of move on housing options for Sutton clients.
To be successful you will have a sound understanding of the London housing market, building successful relationships, and of the difficulties that clients may experience when moving into new accommodation. You will also have knowledge of housing legislation, welfare benefits and entitlements.
Overall, you will have a passion for supporting some of the most socially excluded individuals in the borough and ensuring that they have access to the same opportunities as other people in the wider community.
In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development.
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Closing date: 22 October 2019.
Interview and assessments: 31 October 2019.
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check, will be undertaken for the successful candidate.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2019, we are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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