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Private Rented Sector (PRS) Support Worker

Vacancy Details


Summary
Salary: £25,927 - £30,095 (Grade G)
Location: East Gate
Region: Llanelli
Job Type: Temporary - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Communities
Category: Housing
Closing Date: 08/28/2022
Date Posted: 08/11/2022
Reference: 026917

Description

2 posts available 

This is a fixed term contract for 3 years. 

If you like helping people and have a knowledge of the benefit system this could be the job for you.  

We are looking for a customer focused, motivated and enthusiastic individual who has the empathy to provide support for people taking up settled accommodation in the Private Rented Sector to join our Pre-Accommodation team.

The Pre-Accommodation Team is responsible for delivering support at the start of a tenancy, carrying out income maximisation calculations and ensuring that all action is taken to make the tenancy sustainable cross tenure. It also provides training to prospective tenants and partner agencies, and we are hoping to expand this provision going forward.

The role involves, providing help and support before and at the start of a tenancy, with an open-door policy for anyone who encounters issues as their tenancy progresses.  You will be required to support the tenant to access any financial help they are entitled to, improving their ability to maintain current or future settled accommodation, work with landlords to resolve issues and provide training on managing a successful tenancy.   

You will need a good knowledge of the benefit system and housinglegislation, the ability to present to a group of people in a training environment and a genuine desire to help and support people who may have multiple, highly complex needs or vulnerabilities.   

If you think you have the qualities we need, we would like to hear from you.

For further information, please contact Maria Brookfield on 01554 899389.

You will need a basic knowledge of Welsh. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

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Contact 1
Contact Name: Maria Brookfield
Telephone: 01554 899389
Email Address: MBrookfield@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

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