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Cardiff Council

Accommodation Support Officer
Job Category: Housing
Contract type: Temporary
Working hours: Full Time
Department: Housing & Communities
Grade: Grade 5
Salary: £21,166 - £24,799
Closing date: 20/05/2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to join our Independent Living Support Service as a Floating support Accommodation Support officer (specialising in services for older people).
You will need to have experience of providing support to individuals and families, along with experience in a Housing related environment.

You will need to be an excellent communicator with the ability to assess and support people either from their hospital setting or in their own home/community environment. You will need to form partnerships with internal and external services and organisations in order to assist the person with achieving their outcomes and goals.

For an informal discussion, after reading the job description, please contact Dawn Harries on (029) 20537344.

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

This post is temporary until 31st March 2020.

Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body.

As a large public sector organisation, it is important to us that we support the economic wellbeing of our citizens and that our workforce better reflects the communities we serve.  Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from individuals:

•    aged under 25
•    not in employment, education or training
•    from our local communities including in particular those from the Cardiff BAME community
•    able to communicate fluently in Welsh

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

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