The Role: Independent Living Officer (Temporary cover 6-12 weeks)
As an Independent Living Officer, you will work as part of a friendly and highly professional team with responsibility for providing the very best housing-related support to vulnerable people – working with them to develop the skills they’ll need to successfully maintain independent living, sustain a tenancy effectively and make sound decisions in relation to education and employment. You’ll develop and put in place independent living plans for our customers, supporting them to engage in meaningful activities and equipping them with necessary skills to take forward into independent living.
The candidate needs to be a people person with the passion, drive and enthusiasm for delivering quality services to vulnerable people. You’ll have knowledge the welfare benefits system and issues relating to homelessness, with demonstrable experience of providing housing related support to customers with achieving effective outcomes. You’ll have a desire to help others and to see them succeed, and be capable of pulling out all the stops to make that happen. You’ll be able to work with others in a fair and assertive manner, using your excellent communication skills, with a solution focused outlook.
Please contact us for further details.