Housing Support Officer – 22 hpw

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/01/2021 12:00
£27,041 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Town Hall, South Shields
Post Number:
Closing date:
21 Jan
Further Information

Housing Support Officer – 22 hpw
(Town Hall, South Shields)
£27,041 pa pro rata

Fixed Term Contract until March 2024

You will be responsible for providing day to day support to former rough sleepers and those at severe risk of sleeping rough within their accommodation, including the provision and co-ordination of effective support, advice and assistance to ensure that they have the skills and are ready for move on to more permanent accommodation and live independently.

You will also provide a high standard support, advice, guidance and co-ordination service, to assist rough sleepers and those at risk of homelessness in building up the skills and ability to living independently in the community, and assisting them in accessing accommodation, securing and sustaining tenancies.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To apply for this post please download and complete the application form which is saved in “Supporting Documents” and return this to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk

Closing date: Noon, Thursday 21 January 2021.