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Title Housing and Tenancy Advisor (P/T)
Categories Charity Jobs
Salary c£20,000 pro rata
Location Tiverton
Job Information

We are working with the Churches Housing Action Team (CHAT) in Tiverton. CHAT was founded by a group of Christians who were concerned by the large number of people experiencing housing difficulty in Mid Devon. They offer free housing advice and tenancy support  to people that are facing short term and long term crisis.   They currently have a vacant position available for an Adviser based in the Tiverton office.  30 hours (Mon-Fri)

As part of the Support & Advice team you will provide impartial and confidential advice, information and support to individuals about a wide range of housing problems and support to individuals to maintain their tenancy.  This will be by telephone, face to face or through written communications. You will also be required to act as an advocate or mediator on the clients behalf, liaise with Landlords and other organisations, interview clients, data entry and writing reports.

This is a great opportunity for someone that has previous experience in providing support to vulnerable people, ideally gained within a voluntary organisation. We are also looking for somebody that can manage their own workload and deal with changing priorities. As well as sound IT and written communication skills, you will be happy to acquire new skills and attend training as required. Full Driving license is essential as some work will be in clients homes.

Recruitment Process:

  • Application by CV and covering letter to Jackie Dawkins, Director, Shine Charity Recruitment
  • (jackie@shinecharityrecruitment.co.uk)
  • First Interview with Jackie Dawkins
  • Second Interview with Churches Housing Action Team (CHAT)

 

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