Tennant Support Workers x 3 (field and office based roles available)

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
Ref: TAP1573
Pay: £20-22K DOE

Our Bradford based Client is a not-for-profit organisation that is redefining its business sector by offering its services in a more efficient and innovate way to that of its competitors. As a result, we have a wonderful opportunity for a Tenant Support Worker who will be responsible for the management of several properties of mixed tenure.   You will lead a busy and fast paced business day but will reap the rewards by being part of a proactive and dedicated organisation who are looking to offer their clients a service that is second to none.

On a day-to-day basis you will report into a Team Leader and a Line Manager - your role will be varied and challenging and will include:

  • Meeting tenants at the property for all ‘check in’s’
  • Introduce tenants to the CHA Pathway
  • Ensure tenants receive a full inventory and are familiarised with their new property
  • Take time to go through and explain the tenant license agreement with particular reference to house rules and consequences of non-compliance
  • Complete an online housing benefit application on behalf of the tenant and ensure the tenant has signed the license agreement
  • Update internal database with each tenants housing benefit reference and upload tenant’s license agreement and ID documents
  • Complete weekly support sessions
  • Compile a risk assessment and support plan for each new tenant
  • Update risk assessments and support plans on a weekly basis and ensure all documents are uploaded to the internal database
  • Signpost tenants to relevant support services available in the area
  • Ensure prompt and appropriate responses to resident enquiries
  • Assist tenants with accessing food banks
  • Manage tenant expectations in relation to housing
  • Work with tenants to reduce anti-social behaviour
  • Run single or group workshops covering basic life skills
  • Offer support through financial budgeting
  • To meet tenants each week and collect weekly service charge and where necessary issue warnings for non-payment of service charges
  • Respond to any issues of anti-social behaviour and take retrospective action in line with the organisations policies and procedures.
  • With authorisation from senior management, carry out evictions in line with the organisations eviction policy if required
  • Report any maintenance / damages to the maintenance department and record data accordingly
  • Ensuring tenant records are updated at all times
  • Duties subject to change occasionally to meet the needs of the organisation

About You:

  • You will have a natural empathetic nature and want to help others
  • You will be a calm and organised person able to assist others

Candidates Must Have:

  • Strong IT skills
  • A passion for helping others
  • A full driving licence is required for the field based roles (mileage allowance is paid)
  • Previous experience of working in a similar position

Benefits of working for our client include:
Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. The company offers 20 days holiday, plus stat, plus there is a varied benefit scheme which is currently under review.

THE application

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