Part time Housing Officer - Harrogate Stay Well
£12,948.57 for 20 Hours per week (days/times are flexible)
Do you want to make a difference to people going through difficult times with an organisation with excellent holidays and flexible working if so then come to work for Horton.
About the scheme
Harrogate Stay Well provides housing related support services for people with mental health challenges within the borough of Harrogate. The service is split in two with a floating support arm providing holistic wraparound support, advice and care to enable people to remain in their own home wherever possible. The service is now developing a housing arm with the provision of accommodation alongside support as an integrated package.
You will be working across the Harrogate borough supporting the day-to-day operational management of properties. You will provide intensive housing management to tenants including duties such as assisting tenants to comply with the terms of their occupancy agreement, recording, handling repairs, minimising voids. You will liaise very closely with internal and external professionals working with tenants. The service operates Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
We want someone passionate about enabling people to use their talents and abilities to solve their own difficulties. You will have knowledge of the challenges faced by people experiencing homelessness including rough sleeping, drug and alcohol dependency and this could have been gained through lived experience or in a paid or voluntary capacity.
You will be an excellent listener who values people and is able to build effective working relationships based on transparency, trust and respect. You will have excellent communication skills, and be able to develop and maintain strong partnership working. You will be able to deliver a flexible, person-led accommodation service to individuals experiencing a range of challenging circumstances.
This role requires: Valid driving licence and use of a vehicle for work
Closing Date: Midnight on 15 May 2022, Interview Date: 23 May 2022