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 currently looking for an additional Outreach Coordinator to jointly manage their Outreach service in Oxford City.
People can and do recover from the issues that create homelessness and they are working across Oxford delivering shifts on the streets, drop-ins at local day centres, and working with accommodation providers and the local authority, to reduce rough sleeping to as close to zero as possible.
Alongside the Team Manager and their other Outreach Coordinator, you will be involved in managing a team of Outreach Workers, liaising with key services - including police and the local authorities and services throughout the city, UK and Europe. This exciting role will involve working on housing, health, treatment and immigration issues with some of Oxford's most vulnerable individuals
Demonstrable experience of engaging and assessing clients on the streets and other devolved locations and of delivering a case management approach with homeless people and clients who are rough sleeping or vulnerably housed. A good working knowledge of the housing, health and social services legislation and services for vulnerable people is also required. As is the ability to work as part of a team and to initiate and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, clients, the community, the police and other external agencies.Flexibility is required as you will be working outreach shifts at unsocial hours. Applicants will also have a clean driving licence and access to a car
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, 20th October 2016
Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how they work. They are in the top 100 of Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index 2016. 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