Supported Housing Officer

Location
England, Kent, Margate
Salary
£20250 - £22178 per annum
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Oct 2019
Ref
R0001153
Contact
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Seniority
Officer
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation that works to provide housing and tenancy related support to single people with Mental Health issues?

Our Mental Health service is currently looking for a Supported Housing Officer to join our dynamic team in Kent.

About the Role

You should be able to demonstrate good knowledge of issues people living with a mental illness may experience. The service runs to empower residents and support them on their journey to independent living.

You will actively and regularly engage with local community meetings and initiatives such as Mental Health Action Groups, as well as working in partnership with our colleagues from Horizons mental health team also based at the scheme.

Providing welfare benefits advice, budgeting and money management skills as well as supporting customers to develop skills to successfully live independently.

About you

You'll have knowledge of issues affecting those individuals with a range of mental health conditions, how to communicate effectively with these individuals and how to support them with dignity and respect. You'll have knowledge of housing management requirements and health & safety compliance. You'll be responsible for ensuring customers receive a high quality support service, working with them to achieve their identified support targets

You will possess excellent communication skills, the ability to interact with service users from diverse backgrounds and liaise with a wide range of professional services and agencies in the community.

Closing Date: Monday 28th October 2019 at midnight

Interviews will be held on Monday 4th and Wednesday 6th November 2019

For further details on this vacancy and to apply please visit our website - Clarion Careers

Applicants must be able to travel across the region as required.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Adult Criminal Record Check.