Hostel Officer

Kube Recruitment
Leeds, UK
09 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Hostel Officer

North West Leeds based

Salary £21,000 - £23,500

We are seeking a candidate who would like to work for a charity who work alongside the probation service assisting ex offenders. This is a multi purpose position where you will be required to work part as a Duty Officer and partly in the finance function. An interest in working for a charity and within finance and learning is certainly required.

This position will require you to pass a CRB check due to the nature of the business. Our client is a registered charity, working in partnership with the National Probation Service. The aim is to provide rehabilitative services. Their mission is to support ex-offenders from release through to resettlement in the community with the aim of a reduction in re offending and to protect the public.

We are seeking a motivated and detail focused individual to join the team to work in conjunction with the charity's treasurer and Finance Officer to take up responsibility of the below -

Duty Officer Cover

Assist in the provision of double cover arrangements during core hours (9.00a.m. - 5.00p.m. Monday to Friday) which may include undertaking Assistant Officer duties as required by the Manager/Deputy as follows;
  • Maintain accurate records including the day log, residents list and supervision and recording of resident's mealtimes
  • Supervision of residents meal times
  • Work in line with Approved Premises policies and procedures with particular regard to health and safety, confidentiality and role boundaries
  • Support various interventions and coaching of the residents during day time shifts
  • Be alert to any threat to good discipline and support colleagues in dealing appropriately with any incident which may require action
  • Support and collate information to populate and record activity on relevant data base and maintain Monthly Management reports to record activities

  • To provide a comprehensive administration service to the Approved Premises.
  • To provide financial and accounting support (training given)
  • To provide office and duty cover as required.(training given)
  • To be responsible for performance management information (training given)

  • Develop, implement, and maintain efficient office systems to include day to day running of office routine, answering telephone and addressing resident /visitor enquiries.
  • Develop and maintain confidential filing systems and index
  • Compile reports and returns as appropriate
  • Record and account for cash transactions i.e imprest balance
  • Monitor and maintain budgets in conjunction with the Finance officer. Work in conjunction with the Finance Officer to include some cover arrangements and shared tasks.
  • Work to understudy and cover key tasks of the Finance Officer to include knowledge of the Zero accounting system or similar software.
  • Oversee financial transactions- oversee and assist all DWP claims and maximise income from resident's board in conjunction with the Finance Officer. Maintain active systematic approach regarding direct deductions and income generation.
  • Obtain, organise and monitor the use of materials and equipment. Oversee ordering of office stationary.
  • Maintenance of a healthy safe and effective working environment including ensuring building repairs and maintenance are reported to the appropriate section.
  • Provide a comprehensive administration of meetings including organisation, preparation and distribution of advance documentation, preparation and circulation of minutes.
  • Undertake confidential secretarial work for the hostel manager and deputy manager including diary management, disciplinary meetings, taking minutes

Due to the volume of applications we receive if you have not heard from the managing consultant within 1 week please assume you have not been short listed.

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