Supported Housing Officer

  • Paradigm Housing Group
  • Hatfield AL10 8UA, United Kingdom
  • Feb 10, 2017
Full time Health Care Property Services Real Estate & Property

Job Description

Paradigm Housing Group is a values-led business and one of the UK’s most progressive housing associations with 14,000 properties across the south-east of England and a large property development portfolio.

This is a very exciting time to be joining Paradigm Housing Group. With 14,000 properties, a turnover of £115m and a substantial development and sales programme, we are making the most of our many opportunities in a challenging but rewarding environment. We have a clear and ambitious view of where we are as an organisation and where we need to get to; providing more homes for people who need them by running an efficient and successful business.

Come and work at the Foyer, be inspired, be inspirational.

At Paradigm Housing, we are supporting our young residents to settle into new accommodation, whilst ensuring their physical and mental wellbeing and working with them to find educational or employment opportunities.

A number of our residents at our Welwyn Hatfield Foyer have faced a significant range of difficulties leading to them being homeless. Can you help to provide a safe place for them to call home, develop rewarding support plans with them, increase their confidence and assist them with accessing training courses and promote job opportunities or even help our young mums develop their parenting skills?

We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic, customer focused and most of all someone who really wants to make a difference to the lives of our young people

This post will also require a Disclosure and Barring Service check as the successful applicant will be working with young and vulnerable people on a regular basis.

In return you will receive an attractive range of benefits and the chance to work in an exciting and dynamic organisation.

You are required to work 37 hours a week on a shift basis from 8.30 am to 7.00 pm, with occasional weekend and evening working. This post is based at the Foyer in Hatfield Town centre.

You will be required to have a full UK driving license and use of a car.

At Paradigm, whilst we work hard, we offer an attractive range of benefits and encourage everyone to grow with us. We welcome applicants from all sections of the communities we work in.

There will be an assessment as part of the interview process.

Shortlisting will be conducted in line with the essential and desirable criteria set out in the person specification.

If you are interested in this position please apply and include a CV and cover letter detailing how you meet the person specification.

Closing Date for Applications:  23rd February 2017

First Interview:        Friday 3rd March 2017

Second interviews:  Friday 10th March 2017