Temporary Accommodation Apprentice STOC82956

18795.00 - 18795.00 GBP Annual + GBP18795/annum
30 May 2019
27 Jun 2019
Start Date
In 2019, Stockport Homes achieved three star 'extraordinary' Best Companies accreditation and were recognised as one of Britain's best employers for the tenth consecutive year running by the Sunday Times newspaper. We are the third Best Not-For-Profit Organisation to work for in the Sunday Times Top 100 list for 2019. (Number one in the Best Companies Top 25 Housing Organisations to Work for).

We are a values driven organisation committed to achieving our mission of 'One team, transforming lives', but we're also entrepreneurial, maximising the value of our money and resources.

We now have an exciting Apprenticeship opportunity available where you will offer practical support and advice to promote resident independence and development and deal with emergency situations.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to inspire people to make positive changes, realise their full potential and lead a fulfilled life. Learning to support residents in life skills training sessions in both formal and informal settings and developing skills to support the day to day running of the temporary accommodation schemes, you will help to maintain a good standard of temporary accommodation, provided for homeless families, single men, single women, sited at 3 separate locations.

Through the course of the apprenticeship and with the full support and guidance from the Scheme Manager, the successful candidate will develop the skills and knowledge to carry out a wide range of tasks including collecting rent/service charges, implementing individual support plans and admitting and discharging residents at the scheme.

Able to demonstrate empathy whilst maintaining healthy boundaries to ensure your own views are not imposed on clients, candidates should be confident in challenging behaviour / resistance in others and ideally have some previous experience of providing support/befriending service to vulnerable people. A basic understanding of the benefits system, current rates of benefit and entitlement would also be beneficial.

Closing date for applications: 6th June 2019

Interview Day: 13th June 2019

All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.

Stockport Homes 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.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email