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Supported Housing Officer - HP10 0DF

Reference

AD-PARA-SHO

Job Type

Permanent

Department

Property & Construction

Location

HP10 0DF

The Vacancy

About the role

Part of a well-established and successful team, the Supported Housing Officer role is based at Welwyn Hatfield Foyer. The Foyer provides temporary supported accommodation for young single people between the ages of 16 -25.  As a Supported Housing Officer you will develop a targeted support plan for each young person you work with, focusing on all aspects of independent living skills and personal development. You will provide targeted learning opportunities and Foyer community events and ensure all aspects of housing licence management are met.

We are looking for an experienced supported housing officer with the skills to motivate young people and provide the support required to allow young residents to thrive and unlock their full potential. To work on a rota between 9am and 9pm with on call duties outside of office hours One week in four. Occasional weekend working is also required.

About you

We are looking for an experienced supported housing officer and true team player with the skills to motivate young people and provide the support required to allow young residents to thrive and unlock their full potential. We’re looking for a supported housing expert with experience in, and a passion for, supporting and motivating vulnerable young people. You will have a positive outlook, be able to problem solve and negotiate as well as the ability to believe in, empower and empathise with young people whilst treating them with respect and honesty. Strong communication skills are essential, as is the confidence to deal with challenging situations involving vulnerable young people. We would value strong working knowledge and experience of working with LA benefit agencies and benefit eligibility. A relevant qualification in support or working with young people is preferred.

While we are looking for someone with the experience and skills listed above, we do have a comprehensive personal and professional development suite available to all of our employees. So not only is this a great opportunity to join a high performing and specialist team at a time when you can have a real and personal impact on the future success of our business, you can continue to grow and develop yourself, building an exciting/interesting/rewarding career with a growing business.

About us

We are a Best Companies 1 STAR accredited organisation in recognition of our high employee engagement and offer a welcoming and friendly environment. We are clearly focussed on the delivery of our five-year corporate plan with ambitious and challenging objectives including improving our environment and sustainability targets to deliver quality homes to people who need them.

We’re proud to offer great benefits and have a committed approach to employee wellbeing. We offer an attractive range of benefits such as Health Cash Plan, Bonus potential, a competitive Pension and 25-30 days holiday (dependent on role) on starting in addition to 3 days closure at Christmas, up to 3 paid Volunteer days p/a, free parking at our modern

The Company

We are Paradigm Housing Group. 

We manage more than 15,000 homes across the South East.

We know that house prices in the areas where we work are high, both to buy and rent. We want to help more people have a safe and sustainable home that they can afford.

As a charity, the money we make goes into building new homes and providing an excellent service for residents.

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