Salary : £17,000 per annum

Based in : Birtley, Gatehead

Hours Per Week : 37 hours per week

Status : Fixed Term for 2 years

Contract Type : Fixed

Interview Date : TBC

Closing Date : 17th January 2018

About you

You should have experience of working with socially disadvantaged and vulnerable young people. Experience of working in an environment that is health and safety conscience. Willingness to work with clients who may demonstrate challenging behaviour. Experience of working in an environment that requires confidentiality.

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports 16,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We have been supporting people in the North East since 1970, with services across Accommodation, Addictions & Recovery, Employment, Criminal Justice, Women’s Services, and Children & Families amongst other key causes; whilst having other exciting developments on the horizon.

So it is a great time to be joining our organisation.

We’re looking for committed compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives. Are you ready to change lives for a living? Read more about the job below and apply today.

About the job

To work with Changing Lives clients in order to improve their quality of life and to deliver an excellent service for our clients in line with the organisation’s mission, service goals, values and associated regulations, guidance and legislature. This is a role for a housing management worker to work as part of a team responsible for a high quality housing management service.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about achieving the best outcomes for young people, you will have experience of direct work with young people 16-21 years in a related field.

To work collaboratively with the support team with a commitment to efficient and effective service delivery. Contribute to the provision of an environment that provides high quality accommodation and housing support to young single homeless people. Ensuring individuals are adhering to their licence agreement and accommodation terms. Respond to any anti-social behaviour, incidents or disruption in the building or in the local community. Advising Individuals about their entitlement to housing benefit and other welfare benefits liaising with the relevant agency’s directly when necessary to ensure that the correct benefits are being paid to residents.