Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
The Housing Needs Service is undergoing a radical transformation to achieve successful outcomes for our residents. We are seeking people who excel in building positive and trusting relationships with the skills and expertise to deliver lasting housing solutions.
We are seeking Hostel Support Officers who wants to work in a resident-centred service. You will play a major part in making residents’ lives better in preventing and relieving homelessness. Your role will be to provide support to homeless people on the hostel register, manage day to day hostel operations, execute administrative activities, report repairs issues and record resolutions.
You will be expected to have clear knowledge of the Housing Act 1996 and Homeless Reduction Act 2017 as well as the ability to learn.
You would be arriving at the London Borough of Redbridge at an exciting time, joining an ambitious new Housing Needs Service that embraces change and a positive learning culture for colleagues with a vision to secure sustainable housing solutions for all.
We currently have 3 Hostel Support Officer vacancies;
2x Fixed Term contract
To apply for this role, please visit https://ce0320li.webitrent.com/ce0320li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=504150aKWJ&WVID=958433OaLq
Ambitious for Redbridge
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.