Preventing Homelessness in Reading

Work at Launchpad

We don’t think there are many better places to work than Launchpad. Join our committed team and you’ll soon realise you’re part of something big.

You’ll do meaningful work every day, with the chance to see first-hand what a difference your efforts make to vulnerable people in Reading. It’s hard work, but it’s unbelievably rewarding and a lot of fun. It also gives you the chance to meet some incredibly interesting people.

Our current vacancies are advertised here so please look back from time to time to see our latest exciting opportunities.

Supported Housing Officer

An exciting opportunity to join our Supported Housing team managing a caseload of your own clients helping them move forward in their lives.

We are now seeking a full-time Supported Housing Officer to provide maternity cover to 31 March 2018.

Launchpad offers accommodation-based support. As well as housing clients, our Supported Housing Team works with our tenants on a range of support needs including advice and advocacy, life skills, budgeting, mental health, drug / alcohol addiction as well as support around education, training and employment. As a Supported Housing Officer you will support clients with complex needs to make positive changes in their lives. Tenancy sustainment is also key, and you will work closely with our Housing Management Team to help clients achieve this. Previous experience of working in support and housing is essential, as is experience of managing your own caseload of clients.

The closing date for applications is 7 April 2017 and interviews will be held on 19 April 2017.

Find out more in the full job description below.

Supported Housing Officer Job Description

Launchpad Application Form

To apply please complete the application form and return to hr@launchpadreading.org.uk by 7 April 2017.