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Neighbourhood Liaison & Support Officer

Chorley
£23,035 - £25,930 per annum. Salary Band F.
Group
Job Ref: JIG-067
Closing Date: 26th April 2019

Jigsaw Homes Group was created on 3rd April 2018 following the merger of New Charter Group and Adactus Housing Group. Jigsaw is now one of the largest housing groups in England with more than 33,000 homes across the North West and East Midlands, employing over 1400 employees.  Our main social purpose is to provide quality homes as solid foundations for people to thrive for the rest of their lives.

The Neighbourhood Safety Team based in Chorley covers the Sefton and Lancashire areas (including Chorley, Preston, Lancaster and Morecambe). The team provides a comprehensive service to tackle anti social behaviour, tenancy fraud, domestic abuse, safeguarding and support for vulnerable tenants.  Cases are managed from start to finish by the team with an emphasis on speedy but effective resolution.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, empathetic and assertive person, preferably with a background in dealing with anti social behaviour and working with people with support needs around substance misuse and / or mental health issues. The role involves dealing with cases of poor property or garden condition and some low level anti social behaviour cases, as well as tenancy fraud and safeguarding cases. The role will also involve dealing with cases where a resident is at risk of eviction due to anti social behaviour, by developing  appropriate support plans which seek to address the underlying causes of the anti social behaviour and provide assistance in meeting the identified support needs.

In return Jigsaw Homes Group offer 24 working days holiday per annum (rising with extended service and additional leave given for the Christmas closure), occupational sick pay, flexible working, on-site gyms, access to the Social Housing Pension Scheme, Simply Health membership, enhanced maternity/paternity leave and  training/development opportunities.

If you would like an application form and information pack please contact us either via our recruitment line on 01942 604 292 or by email to HR@adactushousing.co.uk or apply on-line at our website www.jigsawhomes.org.uk/vacancies Please note you must apply via our application form, we do not accept CV’s.