Housing Outreach and Resettlement Volunteer - My CMS

Housing Outreach and Resettlement Volunteer

Location: Halton

Role Description

This role is to volunteer with Halton and Brennan Lodge and to support individuals to move-on to the local community.  This involves working closely with our team to support with referrals to housing providers and private landlords and actively engaging with individuals to address barriers and help them to sustain their tenancies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Look for appropriate accommodation
  • Look for start-up pack and any grants/funding
  • Have a coffee, chat, food with individuals and gain a deeper understanding of their barriers
  • Attend appropriate appointments with individuals such as benefits, hospital, GP, Mental Health etc.
  • Complete all relevant paperwork required
  • Liaise with Resettlement Worker on a daily basis

Skills, Experience and Abilities

  • Good listening and communication skills.
  • Commitment to supporting the needs of this vulnerable section of the community.
  • Ability to sensitively and appropriately relate to this section of society.
  • To manage appropriate boundaries in the professional relationship.
  • Reliable, organised, consistent, and have an ability to handle a certain degree of stress.
  • A caring, empathetic, sensitive manner and a non-judgmental person centred approach.

Expected Hours/Times

To support Monday to Friday between 10.00 am till 5.00 pm

Next Steps

For more information please contact: Don Owen, Don.Owen@changing-lives.org.uk, Tel:01928 591680

To apply please contact Sead Masic, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13, Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU  Email: sead.masic@changing-lives.org.uk

Apply for this vacancy

To apply for this vacancy, download an application form and return your completed form to Volunteering Manager, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13 Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Or, apply online by clicking the button below to complete the Volunteer Application Form.

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