YMCA Derbyshire are looking for 2 Housing Navigators

Would you like to work for an organisation that really does make a difference? YMCA Derbyshire are recruiting the following posts:

Housing Navigator – Shifts

Working 35 hours per week including evenings, weekends and bank holidays. Shifts are 7:45 am – 3:15 pm and 2:45 pm – 10:15 pm

Housing Navigator – Nights

Working 35 hours on a shift basis over a 2 week rota 9:45 pm to 8:15 am

The salary for both of these posts is £18,000 per annum, £9.89 per hour

In this role you will work as part of the Accommodation Team to provide a high quality, efficient and effective service to clients aged 16 to 64 who are supported by our charity which is at the heart of the community in Derbyshire. We are committed to helping people at times of need, regardless of gender, race, ability or faith. Our values to Protect, Trust, Hope and Persevere underpin all of our services across the county.

Duties will include:

  • Assessing clients suitability for accommodation
  • Giving assistance around rents, debts and Housing Benefit queries
  • Organising and providing appropriate support tor residents
  • Liaising with other relevant agencies, professionals and stakeholders
  • Helping with the monitoring of non-payment of rent
  • Conducting health and safety checks of properties

In order to apply for this role you must have the following:-

  • Experience of working with vulnerable people;
  • An understanding of the issues of those experiencing financial hardship/budgeting issues;
  • The ability to manage challenging behaviour in a positive manner;
  • Ability to work professionally with a range of customers;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • For the shift positon you must have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle

If you would like an informal chat to discuss this opportunity please telephone Helen Mullen on 01332 579589 and please state for which post you are applying