Assertive Outreach Officer - Ref: ADC1057
£22,183 - £24,491 per annum
37 hours per week – 2 year Fixed Term Contract
We are seeking to appoint an Assertive Outreach Officer to join our Housing Options Team to provide an effective advice and support service to homeless applicants with complex needs.
The post holder will work in partnership with the applicant to assess their needs and identify barriers to them moving on and successfully managing their own tenancy. The post holder will devise a support plan and will work with the applicant and support agencies to implement key actions, A key focus point of the role will be encouraging and empowering the applicant to take a lead role in the delivery of the plan.
The role is a challenging one. The post holder will work with complex and challenging applicants, many of whom will be reluctant to engage. The post holder must have drive, determination and a willingness to succeed.
For further information or to discuss the post contact Mr Ian Scholes on 01623 450000
To apply, please visit: www.mansfieldandashfieldjobs.co.uk
Canvassing of Members of the Council (directly or indirectly) for any appointment shall disqualify the candidate for that appointment. Applicants should disclose if they are related to a Member or Officer of the Authority.
Closing date: 16th August 2021
Interview date: 9th September 2021
Ashfield District Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.