About me

Rhiannon S.
Social Policy and Social Work
Applied Social Science (Children and Young People)
BA (Hons)
2010

About this profile

Housing Floating Support Officer
Woking Borough Council
United Kingdom
Social care and social work
2011

About the job

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.

Finding and applying for the job

How I found out about the job

Government job website

My career

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

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!