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Supported Housing Officer
Young People | 1 W6 |£12.82 per hour (incl. of Holiday Pay) | 1-2 months | Job Ref: BD7336 | Posted: 19/11/2020

Central is currently recruiting for a Supported Housing Officer, to work in the Hammersmith & Fulham area. The service is a medium support service providing six beds to young people between the ages of 16 - 25 who are homeless and may also have substance misuse issues and dual diagnosis.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working on a 7 day rota covering 9am - 5pm, 10am - 6pm or 12am - 8pm and weekends. Cover is required for 1-2 months. The pay rate for this role is £11.19 per hour, totalling £12.82 inclusive of holiday pay.

In this position, you will be responsible for key working with 6 residents, creating action plans, completing risk assessments and meeting with range of professionals. You will provide regular and structured outcome focussed support sessions, enable young people to maximise and sustain their incomes through knowledge of benefit claims, and complete risk assessments if required.

Candidates will be required to lone work in this service, so previous experience of working in a similar environment is ideal.

To apply for this role, you must have experience of working with young people and holding a caseload. You must have strong written and verbal communication skills and up to date knowledge of welfare rights that may affect young people.

Candidates must confirm their interest as soon as possible, with interviews scheduled for the week commencing 23rd and the appointed candidate to start immediately after.

For further information, please contact the recruitment team.

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please either forward your CV for consideration to work@centralcare.co.uk or upload it below.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.

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