Jobs

Kent Based Relief Workers

Employer: Riverside
Close date: Sunday 30/04/2017

Riverside are looking to recruit Relief Workers in Medway and Maidstone. You will work as and when required covering sickness and holidays, which is a great way to develop your skills if you are interested in a career in social care or supported housing. Our Relief Workers play a vital role in providing support to our teams, as well as supporting our customers – all of whom have experienced homelessness – to make their own life choices and access the services they need. You will carry out administration tasks, maintain accurate records and act as a first point of contact for customers, either on the telephone or face-to-face. You will really get involved at our schemes, working with colleagues, contractors and external agencies to provide good quality accommodation and guidance to our customers. There are 6 positions available across Medway and Maidstone, it is £8.45 per hour with varied hours. Riverside is one of the most innovative and progressive housing and regeneration organisations, improving quality of life for tens of thousands of families and individuals across the UK. To ensure that we provide consistently high service levels to our customers we have created a bank of talented and versatile Relief Workers who can support us on a casual basis.

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Community Investment Officer

Employer: Orbit
Close date: Sunday 30/04/2017

Orbit Living have a current vacancy for a Community Investment Officer, this is a full time role at 36.5 hours per week covering Kent and Medway.  This is a fixed term contract for 12 month through to the 31st May 2018. Orbit Living is made up of Orbit Heart of England, Orbit East and Orbit South. As part of the Orbit Group, Orbit Living helps to build strong communities and meet local housing need in more than 100 local authority areas in the Midlands, the South East, London and the East of England. As one of the country’s largest housing organisations, Orbit owns and manages more than 38,000 homes and is committed to its purpose of Building Communities. Working with locally based Orbit teams and local partners, the Community Investment Officers will focus on engaging with and capacity building residents and community leaders in local communities and ensure the effective development and delivery of local community investment action plans that meet the long term aspirations to build thriving and empowered communities. Interviews are to take place on Monday 8th May 2017.

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Housing Options and Support Officer

Employer: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
Close date: Friday 05/05/2017

Tonbridge and Malling BC are looking to recruit a full time Housing Options and Support Officer, working 37 hours per week based in Kings Hill.  They are looking for a candidate with previous experience of housing advice work and have an understanding of current housing issues. You will be able to assess the circumstances of those in housing need in a holistic way providing a high quality, personalised advice and advocacy service to address housing need and supports people to maximise their income, employment and training opportunities. Particular emphasis will be on the prevention and resolution of housing need and homelessness to enable improved housing and wellbeing, ensuring that customers have access to support and guidance on the areas of their lives that may be impacting on their housing situation. Interviews will be held on the week commencing 15th May 2017

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Family Housing Solution Officer

Employer: Shepway District Council
Close date: Friday 05/05/2017

Shepway District Council have a current vacancy for a Family Housing Solutions Officer, a full time role at 37 hours per week.  This is a brand new role designed to address housing and other needs amongst complex families facing a host of social issues. The post is funded through the Kent Troubled Families programme and provides an exciting opportunity for an experienced, well organised and industrious person to join Shepway District Council. They are looking for someone who would like to make a real difference in the lives of families in the Shepway district. The Family Housing Solutions Officer will provide an efficient and effective early intervention/prevention service to support families in housing need including a full family assessment which promotes holistic intervention planning and where possible reduces the need for duplication of assessments where there is a need for additional agency involvement. You will need demonstrable knowledge of housing and homeless law and have experience of producing casework of a high quality. The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is 12 noon on Friday 05 May 2017.  Interviews will take place week commencing 15 May 2017.  

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Area Support Administrator

Employer: Amicus Horizon Limited
Close date: Tuesday 09/05/2017

Amicus Horizon Limited are recruiting an Area Support Administrator, this is a part time role, 24 hours per week, based at the Kent Gateway office (Sheppey), with expectation to also work from the Roman Square office in Sittingbourne. For this role you should be able to deal with telephone and face to face queries and you’ll offer guidance where necessary & undertake reception duties with a high degree of customer service.

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