Vacancy: Housing Support Officer

SALARY:
NJC Scale Points 12 – 17, starting at £21,589 pa/pro rata

HOURS:
37 hours per week

LOCATION
Leeds

This role is permanent, subject to funding

Beacon Leeds is a partnership of 3 Leeds-based charities; Turning Lives Around (TLA), Touchstone and Foundation. Beacon provides a city wide Housing Related Support accommodation service for vulnerable adults, couples and families to prevent homelessness and address housing need.  Beacon Dispersed Support provides temporary supported accommodation for people experiencing a period of homelessness, have multiple and complex needs and may also display high risk behaviours.

The post holder will be primarily responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of properties managed by Touchstone-Beacon ensuring housing management systems are both effective and efficient in reducing void levels and rent arrears.

The post holder will also manage a small case-load of service users with a range of multiple and complex support needs.

You will need to have extensive knowledge of housing management and worked with people with multiple and complex needs.  The successful applicant will also need to have excellent communication skills and experience of working with a diverse range of clients.

Previous applicants need not apply

Please Click Here to Download the Application Pack

CLOSING DATE: Monday 7th October  2019 at 12pm
Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 22 October 2019

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.  Application forms and further details can be obtained by going to our website at www.touchstonesupport.org.uk or writing to: Touchstone, Touchstone House, 2-4 Middleton, Crescent, LEEDS, LS11 6JU (quoting the reference) or by e-mailing recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk.  Please return all completed applications to either the email or postal address.

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