Are you passionate about making a lasting difference to the lives of vulnerable adults?
About the role
We are looking for a committed Coordinator to join the team on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2021.
The Bournemouth Housing First service aims to support clients with multiple needs by sourcing independent tenancies and providing intensive support to, by adopting a flexible, creative and personalised approach, the service aims to support individuals to manage their tenancies in the community and rebuild their lives.
In the role of Housing First Coordinator you will:
Work closely with the Service Manager to develop; and ensure the effective day to day running of the service.
Line manage and provide essential support and supervision to a team of Housing First Workers, to ensure they can provide a consistent and person centred service to clients.
Build and maintain strong relationships and work in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
What we’re looking for
This role will suit someone who is passionate; and committed to the overall aims and objectives of the Housing First service with:
Experience of working with vulnerable people with complex needs and supporting a service delivery team.
Experience of motivating and empowering staff and/or volunteers to take responsibility for delivering a high quality service to a vulnerable client group.
The ability to work in a multiagency team and build positive relationships with a wide range of people.
Knowledge and understanding of the housing and support needs of homeless people, and the ability to manage complex and difficult situations in relation to people.
Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to effectively prioritise your own time and workload to meet a number of different and competing tasks in a sometimes pressurised environment.
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%. For this role staff can claim an additional 20% pay premium for hours worked between 8pm and 8am Monday to Friday, and all hours worked on Saturday and Sunday.
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 23 June 2020
Interview and assessments on: 6 July 2020 (to be held remotely via video conference call)
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.