Deputy Manager - NSNO
37.5hrs per week
Do you have the resilience, motivational and inspiring personality it takes to bring a rapid response to a vital service aimed at London's rough sleepers? If the answer is yes, then the No Second Night Out (NSNO) scheme could be your ideal next move.
Our client focuses on helping people who are new to rough sleeping on the streets of London. Their challenge is to help them off the streets quickly and through their assessment hubs, help them find alternative accommodation so that they don't have to sleep out for a second night.
In this post you will support the manager for the day-to-day development and management of the NSNO Assessment Hub and its service delivery; including meeting commissioner targets and milestones for the London No Second Night Out (NSNO) service. You will also support the Manager to lead, support, motivate and manage a team of specialist Assessment & Reconnection Workers, Trainees and Case coordinators, in a 24 hour assessment centre.
To be successful, you will have experience of supporting in the leading a service delivery team in either a supported housing, advice, homelessness, care or other relevant environment. You will also have experience of assessing client needs and options and of personalised case management. Knowledge of housing legislation and welfare benefits, is also required, as is the ability to supervise and motivate staff effectively and to promote good team work
In return, they offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, voucher schemes 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.
Closing date: 10.00am, 2nd August 2017
Interviews and assessments: 15th 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 .