Ref. 59370

Resettlement Officer

  • Location: Neath, Wales
  • Salary: £16.31 - £16.31 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time
  • Contact: Sam Boggis

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Support Resettlement Officer to work in Neath. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £16.31 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To provide practical tenancy support to young people who are accommodated in a young person designated supported housing project. Also providing support to any YP housed in temporary accommodation via the Housing Options service and working alongside colleagues within the Housing Options service and partners to ensure identified needs are being met.

Key Responsibilities:

      To carry out risk assessments, support needs assessments and prepare, coordinate and assist in delivering an appropriate package of support with the aim of securing and/or sustaining tenancies or licenses and/or preventing homelessness for young people

To work alongside the allocated Support and Accommodation officer where appropriate to work to the Personal Housing Plan and actions within it

To maintain accurate records of support sessions and correspondence

To assist and advise service users on relevant benefit claims

To work within policies and procedures to ensure that the section meets the requirements of the Housing Support Grant Outcomes Framework, including timely recording of outcomes

To work with the YP to maintain a good standard of accommodation

To gain expert knowledge of the role of housing providers, tenancy support and advice agencies within the area and their contribution to the prevention of homelessness and to refer clients appropriately to identified agencies where the need has been identified

Establish effective liaison with other agencies in both statutory and voluntary sector to best the needs of the service user

Participate in the Housing Options out of hours rota to include weekends and bank holidays

To participate in supervision and appraisal sessions and to undertake personal development and training as identified

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check and references covering the last 5 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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