Street Outreach Manager
37.5hrs per week
Oxford City Council have commissioned a rough sleeping Outreach service for Oxford. The Outreach Manager will be the lead manager for the Outreach team, managing nine 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, our client offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. The Organisation is also committed to providing our 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 we 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, we would love to hear from you.
Closing date: 10.00am, 19th 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 we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community
Please note that uploading your CV is the first stage of the application process. You will be sent an email with a link to complete an online application form.
You will be shortlisted based on the information in your application not your CV-this will not be seen.