Job Detail

Supported Housing Officer

Date Posted
11/09/2020
Application Closing Date
09/10/2020 23:59
Hours
36 per week
Salary
£19,000 per annum
Location
Chester/Ellesmere Port

ForHousing is a social purpose business that positively impacts communities by reinvesting profits, building vibrant and safe communities. We know that together we achieve more so we work with a range of like-minded partners to deliver positive change in communities and improve lives.

Forfutures is a new service within the Group, which has been set up to deliver the homeless support service in Cheshire West and Chester in partnership with the Council. Forfutures is supporting those who are at risk of being homeless, those without secure accommodation and people sleeping rough. As we develop and grow our services we are looking for a Supported Housing Officer to work within our Accommodation Service.

You will work as part of the Intensive Housing Management Team to ensure the effective delivery of an intensive housing management service to customers living in supported accommodation schemes and in dispersed properties. You will place a strong emphasis on income maximisation, administering rents and minimising arrears, in addition to basic health and safety compliance at all sites.

This enhances the delivery of positive and psychologically informed living environments.

This is a great opportunity for somebody wanting to progress as we grow and develop the Intensive Housing Management Team. For this role we are looking for somebody with empathy, who is organised, has excellent communication and negotiation skills, and has experience of working and presenting reports . Numeracy skills (for rent arrears and service charges), and a keen eye for detail is essential. Knowledge of relevant housing legislation and an understanding of the support needs and the issues facing our customers, and a full UK driving licence would be beneficial for this role.

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ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: 9th October 2020

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