Homeless Support Worker

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Part time
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Closed for applications on 15/09/2019 23:59
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15 Sep
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The Gateshead Housing Company is a non-profit organisation responsible for the day-to-day management of nearly 20,000 homes.

We aim to provide excellent and efficient services to create homes and neighbourhoods that meet the aspirations of the people of Gateshead.

We employ over 700 people and involve our customers in making our services better.

An opportunity has arisen in the Housing Options Team for the role of Homeless Support Worker.

Reporting to the Senior Housing Options Officer you will be responsible for the day to day support of homeless households in temporary accommodation. You will be required to provide practical help and advice to homeless households with complex needs.

It is essential that you have a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent. You will need to be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the benefits system and have experience of working with and supporting vulnerable households.

For an informal discussion about the role please email Julie Hogg, Senior Housing Options Officer, or call 0191 433 2731.

You should consider the job profile when applying, giving examples of how you meet the criteria.

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This job is closed for applications.