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 Margate.
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 facilitate wellbeing groups, as well as working in partnership with specialist mental health rehabilitation services in the local area.
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.
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 healthcare options, dental insurance, restaurant card and cycle to work along with 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!
Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5% of your salary with generous life assurance
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
This is a great opportunity to be a part of a friendly, successful team whilst working in a great working environment and excellent support and encouragement to fulfil your role.
If you feel you have the qualities we're looking for we'd love to hear from you.
Closing Date: Thursday 28th October 2021 at midnight
For further details on this vacancy, please click 'apply' or visit our website.
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. 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.