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Senior Accommodation Support Officer - Criminal Justice

Bridgwater, Somerset
£26,150 to £32,688
Job Type
9 Sep 2022
We re recruiting a Senior Accommodation Support Officer to provide support to our established team as they assist our participants with their housing needs through effective interventions. Our team of Accommodation Support Officers work with a caseload of adult males within the criminal justice system, in either a custodial or community setting. As a senior, you ll be on hand to provide advice and guidance to the team where needed, and we ll ask you to take care of a small amount of our more complex cases. We ll need your excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain effective relationships with referral agencies and stakeholders. You ll also be responsible for developing high-quality practice among the team through observing and auditing practice, and then providing coaching and mentoring workshops to enable them to develop. Our successful candidate will ideally already have knowledge of housing and homelessness legislation or experience working within the criminal justice sector. In return for your dedication, knowledge, and commitment, we offer a competitive salary of £26,150 - £32,668 per annum (dependent on experience) with these great benefits: 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays + Birthday Day off (with the opportunity to buy additional days) 2 Volunteer Days Pension - 5% Employee 5% Employer Healthcare Cash Plan, incl. 3 x salary life assurance Annual salary review Refer a friend scheme Free access to Benefit Hub - an online portal with access to a wide range of retail discounts, cycle to work scheme, and additional voluntary benefits Interested? There s an easy-to-apply route on our website to upload your CV! If you need any further information, talk to our experienced Internal Recruitment Team. Interventions Alliance is part of an employee-owned organisation and we continually pride ourselves on our sense of community, both in the incredible work we do throughout UK and Ireland, and internally within our 2,500-strong team. People are at the front, centre and heart of every service we provide and each decision we make. Location: Hybrid working, managing cases across Somerset & Dorset. Travel around the local area when required to attend meetings and participant appointments. Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week (Mon-Fri) Contract: Permanent Closing Date: 25 September 2022 Key Responsibilities Assist the Accommodation Team Manager in continuous improvement to practice and the delivery of a high-quality service Provide specialist housing advice and guidance to participants and employees Provide workshops to all members of the team to develop their standards of practice Build and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders Manage a small amount of complex cases Skills & Experience Experience and knowledge of housing legislation and options Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships Experience or knowledge of the work of the Criminal Justice System Good organisation skills and ability to meet deadlines INTERVENTIONS ALLIANCE is the Justice and Social Care division of Seetec, delivering tailored support to participants across a range of contracts, including CFO Activity Hubs, Education, Training and Employment (ETE), Accommodation, Personal Wellbeing and Approved Premises. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to build a better future, regardless of their past choices or the challenges they face. We are committed to combining our knowledge, skills and talents across the justice and social care sectors to deliver services and interventions that overcome the barriers that keep people from living more fulfilled lives. Ultimately, our aim is to equip individuals with the necessary skills needed to desist from offending, successfully reintegrate into their local communities and address barriers to work. Interventions Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values. You will be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Seetec - Interventions Alliance supports the recruitment of ex-offenders and will not discriminate in any way. Our full policy statement of Ex-Offenders can be found on our website under About us Interventions Alliance is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity
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  • Job Reference: 707803119-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Interventions Alliance
  • Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Salary: £26,150 to £32,688
  • Job Type: Permanent