We are Living+, part of the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.
How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with caring people, friendly people and welcoming people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.
So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 209,000 homes, manage £4.5 billion of assets, deliver £87.9m in social value and teach 80,000 children to swim each week.
More about your role
We are looking for a Customer Support Coordinator to join our team in Bristol to work across our Homeless support Project. Working within this scheme you will support with the continued, safe provision of accommodation for the vulnerable customers in our schemes.
You will be working closely with our customers to develop and deliver and co-ordinate housing and intensive housing management services to vulnerable people living in temporary dispersed accommodation across the area.
The role will involve working with customers, Group employees and outside agencies and professionals to deliver a holistic service that is of the highest standard. You will play a key role in signing up new customers to the service and in providing advice and guidance with the welfare/benefit system. You will be responsible for the maintenance of the scheme including carrying out risk assessments and other health and safety monitoring as well as working closely with the housing management team regarding repairs, voids and maintenance.
This post is subject to a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and all offers of employment are subject to the receipt of two satisfactory references.
For more information please download our job profile available on our website.
More about you
Here at Places for People we are looking for someone who is as spirited as we, this is an emotive working environment and we need our staff to be positive and supportive. You will have experience working in potentially challenging situations, resilience is a key character trait for this role. Ideally you will have local knowledge to share with our customers.
You should have a good knowledge of housing management best practice, the letting procedures and tenancy compliance. It is imperative that you have previous experience supporting a vulnerable client group.
Ideally you will be a confident I.T. user who is a confident communicator that can influence in a positive manner when required.
Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.
Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.
We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.
If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role.
Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.
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