Manager - Outreach services
Bournemouth and Poole
37.5hrs per week
Our client's vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions.
They are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to work within their newly acquired Bournemouth and Poole Outreach Service. As the Outreach Manager you will be the lead manager for the Outreach team; managing eight staff and working with our client and other Agencies to deliver a service that:
- Reduces rough sleeping on the streets to as near to zero as possible
- Reduces anti-social behaviour and hotspots associated with rough sleeping
- Sustain clients off the streets and enable them to reach their life goals.
- Prevents new clients from sleeping rough
To be successful you will have demonstrable experience of taking a lead in developing social care, housing or health services, and of motivating complex and diverse client groups to sustaining housing, health and or work outcomes.
You will also have the ability to supervise and motivate a staff team, as well as to network and build effective working relationships in a multi-agency context. An understanding of the services and legislative environment regarding, housing and health, work and immigration as it relates to homeless people is also essential.
In return, they offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. They are also committed to providing their staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development
If you believe that you have what they are looking for, and have an interest in working for a charity which makes a real difference to the lives of people who are homeless, they would love to hear from you.
Closing date: 10.00am, 2nd August 2017
Interviews and assessments: w/c 21st August 2017
Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how they work. They are in the top 50 of Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index 2017 and a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of their clients as well as the communities that they live and work within, they encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community .