Homeless Persons Officer

By August 24, 2020 No Comments
Job Category: Temporary
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

Positive Employment is currently recruiting for Homeless Persons Officer for our client based in Waltham Forest.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide floating support for rough sleepers who have been accommodated during COVID19
  • face-to-face home visits -PPE can be provided 
  • Some work may be carried out over the phone or via video call
  • Provide support around benefits, maximising income, move on options
  • Liaising with external services and providing general tenancy sustainment support.

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • Direct experience of working with rough sleepers
  • Experience of working with homeless clients
  • Knowledge of the complex needs and problems that confront homeless people especially  those with a history of Substance Abuse
  • Knowledge Of Part 7 Of The 1996 Housing Act And The Homelessness Act 2002
  • Experience of multi-agency working to assist customers with multiple and complex needs
  • Understanding of clients with mental health issues
  • Understanding of the complexities of working with people who have a history of street homelessness.
  • Ability to undertake lone working and home visits, where necessary.
  • Previous experience in a customer service/customer facing role
  • Working knowledge of homeless issues
  • Fully Computer literate

Working hours: 09.00 pm to 17.30 pm (Monday to Friday)

 This is a Temporary role but could possibly become permanent

Please note only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered

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