Life Coach

Posted 08 March 2024
Salary Up to £17.50 per hour via an Umbella Company
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameGrace Lane

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a prestigious not-for-profit organisation based in Birmingham, who is currently wishing to extend their team of attentive staff by recruiting a Life Coach on a temporary contract for 6 weeks.

The position is due to start immediately and can be considered on full-time or part-time basis. The hourly rate of pay is negotiable up to £17.50 per hour via an Umbrella company.

The ideal candidate will be willing to acquire an Enhanced DBS dated within the last three years. They will be responsible for the delivery of a needs-led service for the welfare of tenants, developing and maximising their potential, personal growth and development.

Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Interviewing potential tenants, assess their suitability to be accepted into the scheme and to carry out appropriate viewings once an offer has been made to an applicant

  • Ensuring that residents are informed and, where necessary assisted, to access appropriate welfare benefits, health, welfare and other support service participating in a multi-agency approach as necessary

  • Ensuring that claims and applications to relevant bodies are made for benefits and move on accommodation, liasing with other housing, health and social care professionals, benefits, welfare and advocacy agencies, and other landlords as appropriate

  • Taking responsibility for ensuring that accommodation charges and rent are paid by tenants and income maximised

  • Monitoring non-payment of rent and taking action in line with the agreed policy and procedure on arrears. To provide debt counselling where appropriate

  • Liaising, consulting and actively supporting tenants’ meetings, encouraging participation in decision making processes.

  • To arrange/participate in tenants’ meetings, as and when required

Experience required:

  • Experience of working with socially disadvantaged groups of people within a supported environment

  • Previous experience working within a Social Housing environment

  • Experience providing practical support, guidance and advice on tenancy sustainment

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Knowledge of Safeguarding and current legislation

  • Knowledge of welfare benefits, housing and tenancy management

  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of Housing legislation

Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Shift Based Rota Monday- Friday: 8am-4pm & 12pm-8pm

  • One weekend in four will be required

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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