Youth Tenancy Worker

Recruiter
James Andrew Recruitment Solutions
Location
Avon
Posted
20 Nov 2020
Closes
25 Nov 2020
Ref
1826848617
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Our client, based in Somerset, is currently recruiting for a Youth Tenancy Worker on a temporarycontract for two months.

The position is due to start immediately on a full time basis. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience for this position.

The successful candidate must have a current enhanced DBS within 12 months.

Duties will include (but not limited to):
  • Working with and supporting clients between the ages of 16-25 and help them to achieve independent living
  • Handling void and rent management, health and safety compliance and reactive repairs
  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • Ensuring that all support plans are focused upon securing independent living and maintaining recovery and are delivered in a way which fully includes and is meaningful to the client
  • Assisting residents in making successful claims for housing benefits, welfare benefits and/or in work benefits as appropriate
  • Chasing low-level tenant rent arrears and supporting tenants to sustain their tenancies
  • Liaising with external agencies such as probation services, rehabilitation projects and housing agencies and make referrals when required
  • Proactively liaising with Housing Benefit, DWP and other agencies to ensure that client’s income is maximised and that rent is paid on time and in full

Experiencerequired:
  • Experience working with young people
  • Supporting people

Working hour:
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Shifts: 7AM - 3PM, 1PM - 9.30PM

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

KEYWORDS: Supported housing, support worker, youth worker, tenancy support, housing support

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