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Support Officer - Mental Health Service

Employer
Clarion Housing Group
Location
England, Kent, Canterbury
Salary
£18278 - £25000 per annum
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Job Details

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 Support Officer to join our dynamic team in Canterbury. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity.

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'll 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.

Who are we looking for?

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'll 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.

A full training package will be provided to new members of our team to help them develop the skills to become a great support officer.

If you feel you have the qualities we're looking for we'd love to hear from you.

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th August 2021 at midnight

Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams, date to be confirmed

For further details on this vacancy and to download the role profile, please visit our website or click 'apply'.

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

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

In the event that we receive a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close this advert early.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want Clarion to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Clarion an inclusive place to work.

Company

Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Housing Group comprises the country’s largest housing association; a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.

The Group’s housing association, Clarion Housing, is committed to providing good customer service to all its residents and to maintaining its homes to a good standard - investing significantly in improving them each year.

Its development target is to build 50,000 new homes over 10 years and the Group will invest £13 billion on meeting and delivering on this target.  Two thirds of the programme will be affordable and developed by Clarion Housing, while homes for private sale are delivered and marketed through development company Latimer by Clarion Housing Group.  The proceeds from sales are invested in our social purpose.   

The charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, will invest £150 million over ten years to deliver one of the largest social investment programmes in the country. Priorities are work and training; money management and young people.

Building homes. Developing futures.

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Location
6 Tooley St
London Bridge
London
GB
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