• Full Time
  • London E1
  • 28,000 £ / Year

Centrepoint

Job details

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Pay

  • £28,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Location

London E1

Benefits

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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Private medical insurance

Full job description

Contract: Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £28,000 per annum

Closing Date: 8th April 2024

Interviews will be held w/c 15th April 2024

Centrepoint, the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, is looking for Supported Housing Officers to join one of our services based in East London. We have multiple roles available based in this area of London.

About us

We help vulnerable young people by giving them the practical and emotional support they need to find a job and live independently. Centrepoint provides homeless young people with accommodation, health support and life skills in order to get them back into education, training and employment. We want to end youth homelessness by 2037.

Together with our partners, we support over 16,000 young people each year.

About you

  • Effective communicator with natural ability to facilitate open and honest conversations.
  • Able decision maker with a can do attitude.
  • Respectful and empathetic, always considering the impact on our young people.
  • Flexible, always adapting to changing needs.
  • Engaging, committed to self-development by engaging with training and continuous learning.
  • Proactive, always looking for creative ways of working.

What you’ll be doing

  • Work face to face with young people and support them to achieve their goals.
  • Help young people overcome difficult circumstances and achieve independence.
  • Work independently and as part of a team in accommodation based or floating support services for young people
  • Undertake initial and on-going needs and risk assessments for young people accessing services
  • Manage your own caseload of young people, providing holistic support in line with their needs and aspirations
  • Liaise with multiple agencies to ensure effective communication across the service and externally including social work teams, YOS, health and other statutory services and voluntary agencies
  • Make internal and external referrals to a wide range of statutory and voluntary agencies for specialist support and Employment and Training opportunities
  • Support young people to manage their rent accounts through liaison with the DWP, Social Services and building their own personal budgeting skills

Why join Centrepoint?

In return for your efforts you’ll receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:

  • 25 days of annual leave per year, rising by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days
  • Healthcare cash plan (Cover the costs of a wide range of medical treatment including Dental, Optical, Complementary and Alternative therapies).
  • Private Medical insurance
  • Income protection
  • Employer pension contributions of 5%
  • Clear career progressions, linked to portfolio work, that enables movement up the pay scale
  • Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme
  • An interest-free travel loan

At Centrepoint we challenge the discrimination within society that contributes to youth homelessness, and we are just as committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint itself. We are passionate about ensuring all of our colleagues are made to feel included in the work we do and that we value the rich diversity within the organization.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, belief in any religion and none, gender identity, ethnic origin, class, sexuality, nationality, appearance, unrelated criminal activities, disability, responsibility for dependents, part time or shift workers, being HIV positive or living with AIDS, lived experience of homelessness or using young people’s services and any other matter which causes a person to be treated with injustice.

Centrepoint’s policy is to recruit, employ and promote people on the basis of their suitability for the work to be performed, and to this end, our aim is to ensure that all applicants, employees and volunteers receive equal treatment.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Supported Housing Officer click ‘Apply’ now!

To apply for this job please visit jobs.centrepoint.org.uk.

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