|Social Policy and Social Work|
|Applied Social Science (Children and Young People)|
|Housing Floating Support Officer|
|Woking Borough Council|
|Social care and social work|
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A day in the life of a Housing Floating Support Officer in the United Kingdom
What I do
I work in the homeless prevention team and support a case load of clients to prevent them loosing their home.
What I like most
Every day is different and it involves working closely with people to help them. It is fast paced and involves lots of problem solving.
What I like least
The financial limitations.
My career history
Housing Management Trainee, Yorkshire Housing 2010-2011
Project Worker, Riverside Housing, 2011
Housing Floating Support Officer, Woking Borough Council, 2011- present
Where I hope to be in 5 years
I hope to train as a social worker in the near future.
My advice to students considering work
Do lots of volunteering alongside your degree to get practical experience- there are so many opportunities to do this at York!