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Housing Support Officer

Role: Housing Support Officer
Location: Older Peoples Service, Rose Court and Leander Court, Hackney, London
Contract: Permanent-Full time-38 Hours per week
Salary: £23,189 per annum

About Outward

Everything we do at Outward is about promoting the choice and independence of vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals.

We strive to provide innovative and responsive housing and support services that promote choice and independence for people with a variety of needs including; young people, adults with mental health support needs, learning disabilities, autism and older people.

About the Role

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, creative and committed person to join our staff team at Rose Court and Leander Court, two of our Older People Services in Hackney providing support to our older residents who have diverse range of support needs, including some with learning disabilities.

You will carry out a range of duties including; support planning, risk assessing, managing voids/lettings, taking responsibility for reporting repairs and H&S issues and dealing with enquiries from our residents, their families.

We work alongside the Hackney care team, so effective interpersonal skills are a must.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide a high quality customer service to internal and external stakeholders.

You must have good IT skills, the ability to co-ordinate and manage workloads effectively, and the experience of working with other team members to ensure that team objectives and targets are met.

We are particularly keen to recruit someone who can demonstrate a “can-do” attitude, who is happy to multi-task in a busy environment.

If you would like a new challenge, feel you can bring a fresh approach, some new ideas and a commitment to supporting vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, then we want to hear from you.

Employee Benefits include:

Outward has a comprehensive selection of benefits including:

, 25 days Annual Leave excluding Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)
, Computing Scheme
, Credit Union Scheme
, Cycle-to-Work Scheme
, Death in Service Benefit
, Health Assured - Employee Assistance Programme
, Eye care Vouchers
, Flu Jab Reimbursement
, Long Service Awards
, Pension Scheme
, Purchase Additional Annual Leave
, Refer-a-Friend Scheme
, Retirements
, Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans)
, Blue Light Card

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expect all staff to share this commitment.

If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services.

This will be fully subsidised by Outward.

The closing date for all applications is 23:59pm on 17th Jan 21

Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview which is likely to be 29th January 2021

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our online application site.

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