Housing & Support Deputy Manager Vulnerable People

Easy Web Recruitment
11 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Housing & Support Deputy Manager (Vulnerable People)

A truly wonderful opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives.

Our client is a charity and housing provider. They provide housing and support to more than 1,000 homeless and vulnerable people each year, helping them to develop the skills and confidence to live independently. They have incorporated a Housing Association which has over 10 years’ experience of delivering home based and extra care services.

Position: Housing & Support Deputy Manager
Location: Woking (GU21)
Contract type: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: £27,000 (approx. pa incl sleep in allowance) + benefits

Closing Date: 9 March 2018
Interview Date: 14 March 2018

About the role:

The main purpose of this role is to support the Housing & Support Manager, deputising in their absence, to manage the team ensuring they receive appropriate support, training and development. To ensure the team provides high-quality Housing & Support Services and to empower named clients by providing holistic one to one support, while reflecting the charities values in everything you do.

You will also have responsibilities for Safeguarding, Housing Management, Financial responsibilities and administration.

About you:

You must have previous experience of working with a number of client groups including adolescents and young adults, with difficult and challenging behaviour. As well as experience supporting clients with substance misuse problems or a history of offending. Knowledge and understanding of the benefits system is required.

You must be a professional and confident communicator able to communicate effectively in person, by phone, or in writing with a wide range of people; having the ability also to keep the financial records.

You will have an understanding of, and commitment to, client consultation thus supporting clients to shape and influence the services provided to them, including the development and review of their individual support plans.

You will be able to assess risk, and to empower clients to take informed and appropriate risks while reducing any which could limit their independence. An understanding of safeguarding issues and a commitment to protect all adults and children using or visiting their services is also required.

Administrative skills and the ability to produce accurate and relevant work is essential, which in turn will require you to have a good level of IT skills, especially (MS Office) Word, Excel and Outlook.

You must have a full, valid driving licence that will permit your use of manual pool vehicles, as well as the use of your own car for work purposes. You will have the ability to work outside of normal working hours, and to undertake regular sleep-ins as part of a 24 hour rota.

An enhanced DBS clearance will also be required.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Housing, Vulnerable People, Charities, Social Worker, Community Development, Volunteer, Housing Support Worker, Challenging Behaviour, Third Sector, Residential Care Worker, Charity, Voluntary Sector etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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