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Temporary Accommodation Officer
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Temporary Accommodation Officer

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Salary icon £27,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location icon Shaftesbury , Dorset

We have a rewarding opportunity for a Temporary Accommodation Officer to join our team in Shaftesbury. 

This is a full time permanent role working with customers in our temporary homeless accommodation. 

The starting salary will be £27,000 - £30,000 depending on experience.

The role:

Our Temporary Accommodation Officers provide an enhanced, proactive housing management service for customers in our temporary homeless accommodation.

As a Temporary Accommodation Officer you will offer support and guidance to help our customers find and sustain a new home. This may include debt and benefit advice, resolving tenancy issues, advice on access to employment, training or volunteer services or specialist support services if needed. 

What we're looking for

  • Experience of working in a similar role. This could be a lettings management, tenancy management, income, housing or support background
  • Strong communication, empathy, and a genuine drive to help the community.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • You'll be resilient, able to work alone and collaborate as part of a team
  • The ability to prioritise and manage your own workload effectively

You'll be required to visit other schemes in the area, so a full UK driver's license and your own transport is essential.

What we can offer you

As a member of the Specialist Housing Team you will be part of a friendly, dedicated and supportive working environment.

We invest in our people, and you will be able to develop your skills and be part of something that makes a real difference to people's lives. This role can give you the opportunity for a career within a successful and diverse organisation.

Some of our benefits include:

  • £450 yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choice
  • Flexible working
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
  • A chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits package
  • A generous pension scheme matching up to 12%
  • Life cover as soon as you join us
  • You will be a part of our Recognition scheme where you can be gifted retail vouchers
  • A range of wellbeing discounts including Gym Memberships
  • A wide selection of other benefits available

About us

We are thrilled to have joined forces with Network Homes in October 2023, which now places us as the 6th largest housing association in the UK. Sovereign and Network Homes have come together as SNG – an organisation that takes the best of both and makes it even better

At Sovereign Network Group, we are passionate about inclusion for all and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. We encourage applications from all. We believe that diverse talent makes us stronger.

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