Essex Specialist Outreach Officer
37.5 hours per week
£23,250 per annum
Colchester and North Essex
Peabody’s care and support services work with over 5,500 people across London, Essex and the South East. Our main aim, across all these services, is to offer people just the right amount of support to help them live happy, fulfilled and independent lives.
We are committed to putting the most vulnerable first and treating very person as in individual so that they can live more independently, with more dignity, choice and control.Supporting people with learning disabilities
Job Advert-Role Description
To provide pre tenancy guidance and on going support to clients on all tenancy matters, including assistance to furnish and move into properties.
To enable clients to abide by their tenancy agreements, giving advice and assistance on dealing with police and courts where this relates to housing matters.
To provide Welfare Rights advice, assisting clients in claiming all benefit entitlements.
To liaise with Housing and Incomes Officers to assist with rent, service charge collection and arrears recovery, including liaising with Housing Benefit Officers.
To ensure an efficient maintenance service is provided to clients through liaison with appropriate technical staff.
To work with the clients to learn the skills required to manage their own tenancy, including assistance to deal with difficult situations.
This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.