Housing Support Officer – My Home Service
Location: Galway City and County x 1 & East Galway/Roscommon x 1
Contract details: 2 Positions – Permanent Contracts: 39 Hours per week
Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 28th August 2022
Job Purpose: The overall aim of the service is to provide a package of support (housing related key working, case management and resettlement support) which will enable individuals with severe and enduring mental health difficulties in Galway City and County to live independently and become full participants in their communities.
Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness cites that; ‘Accommodation alone will not address the underlying problems of vulnerable groups such as those experiencing mental ill health and that their complex needs must be addressed by offering supports of a holistic, medical and practical manner.’
(Mental Health has a specific aim in the National Housing Strategy for People with Disabilities). A priority action of the National Housing Strategy for people with Disabilities is to transition clients from HSE low and medium and high supported hostels/homes to Approved Housing Body and Local Authority tenancies in their community. .
How to Apply: All applications should be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form. Application form and detailed job description can be obtained from www.galwaysimon.ie Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date Sunday, 28th August 2022. If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]