Committed and compassionate Housing Specialist understands the difficulties of moving from homelessness into adequate housing.Has excellent social, oral and verbal communication skills and a real determination to help the less fortunate access housing resources.Has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and nine years of Housing Specialist Experience.
Extensive knowledge of available housing resources
In-depth understanding of the particular issues homeless people experience when attempting to access housing
Good interpersonal and oral communication skills
Terrific case management skills
Ability to create and design collabourative Individualised Housing Plans
Good knowledge of transitional and permanent housing programmes
Strong record-keeping and client file documentation
June 2009 to July 2014 Economic Security CorporationÂ—London, UK Housing Specialist
Advocated on behalf of homeless clients with housing resources.
Built relationships with a variety of housing programme officials.
Successfully secured housing for over three hundred homeless individuals in five years.
May 2003 to May 2009 Associated Centers for TherapyÂ—London, UK Housing Specialist
Assisted indigent and homeless severely and persistently mentally ill clients in identifying and accessing housing resources.
Created Individualised Housing Plans.
Assisted clients in completing housing applications.
Found placement for clients in transitional housing whilst waiting for approval for permanent housing.
2003 London Pacific University, London, England Master’s of Science Degree in Social Work 2001 London Pacific University, London, England Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Social Work