Salary: £25,009 progressing to £27,789- as of April 2023
Hours: 37. Mainly Monday to Friday with some weekend work as per team rota, e.g. if working Saturday then Monday is taken as a non-working day. Early and late starts, 6.45am is early start week
You will manage a team of support workers that work with our younger clients (aged 16-22) who are at risk of homelessness and require support with their housing, mental health or living skills.
You will love supporting others and helping them to progress and achieve their goals. Your positive attitude towards your work and your team will help to contribute to a great working environment. You will have a calm and personable manner and be able to handle potentially difficult situations.
You will support your team to achieve their potential through regular staff supervision and coaching
You will be involved in the recruitment of staff for your team
You will attend meetings to support funding
Increase presence of service in the local area to help win tenders and maintain current contracts
Prioritise crisis management referrals
Facilitation and Monitoring of agreed client support
You will support your team where needed with their workload
Attributes & Values:
Clear verbal and written English and great communication skills
Basic IT and keyboard skills
Polite, assertive manner
Passion for working in a client/customer facing role
Have an interest and genuine concern for homelessness and related issues
Experience of working in a residential or institutional or similar
Knowledge of voluntary and statutory agencies
Management experience preferable
Will be required to join the ‘On Call’ rota.
We reserve the right to close our adverts early if a successful candidate is found, so please submit your application as soon as possible.