Salary: £22,000 – £26,000 per annum – starting salary £24,000 per annum
Hours: 36 per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation that works to provide housing and tenancy related support to people experiencing Domestic abuse issues?
Our Kent Domestic Abuse Service is currently looking for a Support Officer to join our dynamic and friendly team in Shepway, Kent.
Clarion is offering an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, motivated and talented individuals to build a career working for one of Europe’s largest housing associations. Alongside providing general needs housing, Clarion also delivers support services to some of the most vulnerable people in society. Our work supporting individuals and families who have experienced domestic abuse offers our customers the opportunity to move on and live fulfilled, safe lives following the trauma they’ve experienced. The role of Support Officer whilst challenging at times, is an extremely rewarding one.
Who are we looking for?
We welcome candidates with experience in the housing and support sector, but we’re also looking for people who may not have this experience but have the qualities and skills we feel would most benefit our customers; professionalism, empathy and understanding, life experience and a desire to develop their own knowledge and skills to best support our customers.
As a Support Officer, you’ll work alongside colleagues in supported housing or outreach services in Kent. This will include helping families to stay safe from abuse, enabling access to welfare benefits and help with debt, provide emotional support and help to seek and apply for housing that is more permanent. Working for Clarion as part of the Kent team you will be delivering exceptional support services to our customers.
What you can expect from us
Here at Clarion we are dedicated to rewarding hard work, commitment, and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-
Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
Initial 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years’ service.
A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of healthcare options, dental insurance, restaurant card and cycle to work along with 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!
Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5% of your salary with generous life assurance
Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees
Company Bonus Scheme
Eye care vouchers
Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave
Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family
Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave
A full training package will also be provided to new members of our team to help them develop the skills to become a great support officer.
If you feel you have the qualities, we’re looking for we’d love to hear from you.
Closing Date: Monday 2nd January 2023 at midnight.
For further details on this vacancy, please click ‘apply’.
You can download the role profile here – Support Officer
Application Guidance for Candidates
Applicants must be able to travel across the region as required.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Adult & Child Criminal Record Check.
In the event that we receive a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close this advert early.
You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship. You are required to reside in the UK for the duration of your employment.
Clarion Housing Group
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