Do you have what it takes to help make a difference to people's lives? Do you have experience of working with refugees? If so, this could be the role for you!
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Support Officer to join our Supported Housing team in West Malling.
You'll be providing intensive support to nominated vulnerable Syrian Refugee families. You'll also provide a programme of support and meet all key tasks as set out by Kent County Council.
Your main priority will be ensuring all pre-arrival preparation is completed as set out within your key tasks. You'll be travelling to the airport with a translator to collect families as pre-arranged. Ensuring families settle into their new home and completing the necessary paperwork including tenancy agreements.
Some of the key responsibilities include:
Co-ordinate and maintain the package of support, and work towards achieving all key tasks
To work closely with other agencies to ensure residents are able to access a full range of services and support
To deliver an effective and efficient housing management service to tenants
Maintain administration systems and databases, processes and accurate records and contribute to monthly performance reports
Work as part of a team to assist in maintaining a healthy and safe environment for the families
Due to the nature of the role, you'll have a patient, caring and sensitive approach when dealing with the families. Floating Support experience essential.
What you can expect from us
Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-
Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
Initial 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service.
A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of dental insurance, restaurant card, cycle to work; we also give you 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!
Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5%
Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees
Company Bonus Scheme
Eye care vouchers
Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave
Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family
Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave
Our commitment to equality and diversity means that we are keen to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including but not limited to part-time working and job share, enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave, and compassionate leave.
Please note that on occasion, some out of hours working may be required and you will be required to take part in an on call rota, which covers a full week including the weekend.
You must have the ability to travel regularly across West Kent and take clients to appointments/shopping on a daily basis.
If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.
Closing Date: Wednesday 6th October 2021 at midnight
For further details on this vacancy, please click 'apply' or visit our website.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Adult and Child Criminal Record Check Clearance.
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. You are required to reside in the UK for the duration of your employment.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.