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Housing Support Officer - Women\'s Refuge

£33000 - £37000 per annum 25 days holiday
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Position: Housing Support Worker

Location: East London

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum plus public holidays

About Us: We are a dedicated organisation committed to supporting vulnerable communities, focusing on the well-being of BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, and Refugee) groups.

Role Overview: As a Housing Support Worker, you will provide essential assistance and guidance to individuals, addressing their unique cultural and community needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with Service Users, fostering self-awareness and independence.
  • Act as a key worker, helping Service Users set and achieve goals.
  • Provide comprehensive support on housing, legal, financial, and marital matters.
  • Liaise with relevant agencies for comprehensive support.
  • Attend to maintenance issues and ensure compliance with Health & Safety.
  • Participate in meetings, supervision, and training programs.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • 2 years' experience in care and support.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and equal opportunities.
  • Ability to plan workload, work under pressure, and motivate others.
  • Fluency in at least one Asian language is essential.
  • Understanding of issues affecting BME communities.
  • Commitment to equal opportunities and organisational objectives.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience working with survivors of abuse and within women-only networks.
  • Involvement in tenant participation initiatives within supported housing.

Occasional evening and weekend work may be required - time to time on call hours

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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