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Job Title: Supported Housing Officer

Location: Bristol

Salary: GBP25,000 per annum (Pro rata for part time)

Job Type: Full-time or part-time, Permanent.

Reporting to: Team Leader - part of the Support Services Department.

Elim Housing Association is a provider of housing and support services in the West of England and Gloucestershire. We are entering an exciting time of change and now have the opportunity to recruit supported housing officers to join our teams in Bristol.

'Although it might be a challenging role at times, it is so rewarding and a privilege to be part of people's life's journey. If you'd like to make a difference in your career and other's people lives, this role is for you. Elim is a supportive organisation with a great sense of community and fairness. I have felt so encouraged and supported since the minute I started.'Elim Colleague

We have services located in central, north and south Bristol. Wherever you work, you will:
• Establish and maintain trusting... relationships with our residents, some of whom will be parents, maintaining regular contact and facilitating a co -produced planned programme of support
• Assess and identify the strengths, support needs and risks of in line with organisational Support Delivery and Risk Management procedures
• Assist residents to identify and access appropriate move on accommodation.
• Encourage and facilitate the aspirations of the people you support in education, training and employment
• Work in partnership with external agencies to safeguard and facilitate the effective delivery of support and improve outcomes for those receiving our services

What You Will Need To Be Successful
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels both orally and in writing, tailoring to induvial need when required
• Ability to work in partnership with multiple agencies, including statutory agencies to improve outcomes for those receiving our services
• Empathy with the causes of homelessness for vulnerable women / parents and the barriers they face
• Ability to identify and raise the aspirations of those receiving our services, encouraging education, training and employment
• Ability to maintain accurate and up to date records by using common Microsoft Office packages, Excel, Word, Outlook and other systems and software

Elim recognises our highly-skilled and dedicated colleagues are our greatest asset in achieving our vision.

Elim Colleagues Benefit From
• 25 days annual holiday rising to 30 days
• Paid day off for your birthday
• Access to accredited training and career development through Elim Skills Academy
• Company pension
• Life Assurance
• Health cash plan, which includes discounts to a wide range of shops and services
• Free onsite car parking

For full details of Elim's benefits, culture and values please visit our website where you will also find colleague stories, sharing what it's like working for us.

How To Apply

For more details on the role and to apply please visit our website. We want to ensure we are accessible for all applicants interested in a career at Elim. If you need any assistance with your application or are unable to access our website, please contact HR on .

Closing date - 31st May 2024

Interviews - Week of 3rd June 2024

We are proud to be an inclusive and values driven organisation that celebrates the diversity of our colleagues. We see the importance of creating an inclusive workforce that reflects our diverse customer base and so welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Candidates with experience of; Housing Options Officer, Social Housing Advisor, Homelessness Officer, Housing Needs Officer, Housing Officer, Housing Support Officer, Housing Assistant, Housing Officer, Housing Services, Customer Housing Assistant, Social Housing Assistant, Information Advisor, Information Specialist, Supported Housing Officer, Social Housing Worker, Housing Administrator will be considered for this role
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