Are you passionate about supporting our clients on their journey to recovery?
About the role
We are looking for someone to join the team on a 12 month fixed term contract until July 2021 (Maternity Cover).
St Mungo’s No Second Night Out (NSNO) provides a rapid response service, intervening to ensure no one needs to sleep rough, however, the causes and complexities of homelessness cannot be resolved within one night. The groundbreaking Staging Post projects offer additional assessment and reconnection support to clients over a set period. The NSNO Staging Post service ensures those at risk of rough sleeping can be directed to services suitable to their immediate, medium and longer term needs.
In the role of Move On Project Worker, you will:
Work closely with clients who have low support needs into sustainable accommodation and to end homelessness for good.
Provide personal case management throughout the 21 day period focusing on health and wellbeing and other support needs.
Work closely with local authorities, housing providers, landlords and charities to support clients throughout their recovery.
Work Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, however, at times you may be required to work outside of these hours to ensure the needs of the service are met.
What we’re looking for
We are looking for someone with experience of supporting clients to find suitable housing options, personalised case management and assessing client needs. You will need an understanding of the issues faced by homeless or vulnerable people and the difficulties they experience in accessing services. If you have good communication skills, are able to work with others whilst managing your own time and have the ability to empower individuals to make positive changes and a willingness to develop these valuable skills we want to hear from you.
Above all we are looking for inspirational, committed individuals who have a genuine desire to support people to rebuild their lives.
What we offer
Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
St Mungo’s employees are encouraged to consider opportunities to develop new skills or progress including; secondments, internal transfers, application to new roles in the organisation or just to get involved in various projects happening within the organisation.
As a result last year 35% of our vacancies were filled by promotions. In 2019 we achieved We Invest in People Gold level accreditation and are one of just 3% of housing associations to achieve this standard; 82% of staff who took part in the IIP survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 7 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves. Our Networks include: BAME, Carer’s and Parent’s, Lived Experience, LGBTQIA+, Disability Awareness, Irish and Women’s Action.
Pay and Other Benefits
St Mungo’s is proud to pay client facing staff above average for the sector. We run a cycle to work scheme and also offer season tickets loans to all staff.
St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.
What we do
At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.
How to apply
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Closing date: 10am on 20 May 2020
Interview and assessments on: 2 June 2020
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.