Temporary Accomodation Officer

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary Negotiable rates up to £21ph (Umbrella)
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameAlex Dale

Job description

Our client, based in Portsmouth, is currently recruiting for a Temporary Accommodation Officer on a 2-month temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience for this position up to £21ph (Umbrella).

The ideal candidate will have experience working with vulnerable adults, hold an enhanced DBS taken out within the last three years taken out within the last three years and also have access to their own vehicle.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

·         Working in 58-unit temporary accommodation service housing families

·         Managing a caseload of 10 clients

·         Creating risk individualise support plans and risk assessment

·         Signposting customers to additional support providers

·         Ensuring that all safeguarding protocols are followed

·         Carrying out property checks


Experience required:

·         Experience working with families

·         Experience working with people with complex needs


Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

·         Good organisational and time management skills

·         Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

·         Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team

·         Risk assessment and management

·         Experience of supporting vulnerable people or groups


Rewards and benefits:

·         Working in a supportive environment


Working hours:

·         37 hours per week

·         Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm


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.


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