Housing with Support Officer

Job reference: HWS-000852

Closing date: 21/03/2021

Salary: £25,749 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Hours per week: 37

Plymouth Community Homes is all about people. With a great workforce we deliver good quality, well-managed and well-maintained homes.

We know that our staff make things happen, and our high standards mean that we ask a lot of our staff.  Qualifications, competency and experience must be complemented by qualities like flexibility, enthusiasm, willingness to grasp opportunities as they arise, together with a passion to succeed.  So expect ongoing career development, team support and a working culture that strives for excellence.

As Housing with Support Officer you will join the team on a fixed term basis for up to two years. You will promote independence, dignity and choice, for older people with support needs.  You will have a key role in co-ordinating support for older people, including the assessment of support needs, thereby enabling independence, privacy and security.

We are looking for candidates with a positive, “can do” attitude who are able to demonstrate experience of developing effective working relationships with a range of customers and staff.

You will work as part of a team and have knowledge of supported housing, welfare benefits and care services for older people.  The ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team is essential.  You will need to be an effective problem solver and be able to work on your own initiative.

The role requires the use of basic computer applications, such as, MS outlook, word and excel and requires evidence of a commitment to continuous professional development.

Candidates will need to work flexibly demonstrating experience of working in a customer focused environment.

As this role requires the post holder to have a satisfactory enhanced DBS check, applicants applying for this role are agreeing to the PCH procedure on carrying out the enhanced DBS check prior to the commencement of employment.  

This post is not suitable for job share.

Please note we do not accept CV’s or letters of interest. Please refer to the person specification and demonstrate how you consider that your knowledge, skills and experience meet the requirements of the job.

For more information about this role, please email Charlotte.Schraibman@plymouthcommunityhomes.co.uk

Shortlisting Date:       24th March 2021

Interview Dates:          31st March & 1st April 2021

We are a committed Equal Opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from suitably talented people from any community and background.   

Please note that interviews will take place virtually using Microsoft Teams.


The closing date for this job has now passed.