12 Months fixed- term contract (Maternity cover)
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 looking for a highly motivated individual to join their dynamic Reading Street Outreach Team. The team work across the borough delivering shifts on the streets, drop-ins in local day centres, and work with accommodation providers and the local authority to reduce rough sleeping to as close to zero as possible.
As the post holder you will assist the team by coordinating and performing secretarial, reception and administrative duties and ensuring the smooth running of the service. You will also be the first point of contact for general enquires from external agencies and other departments. Other duties include being responsible for maintaining paper and electronic data systems, organising meetings and producing statistical reports when required.
To succeed, you will have the ability to work as part of a team and to initiate and maintain effective working relationships with others; including experience of liaison responsibility in a multi-agency service environment. You will also have strong IT/typing skills and good practical knowledge of Microsoft Office. Other requirements are the ability to handle responsibility and manage your time and work in demanding and target driven role.
In return, they offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme 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
If you believe that you have what they 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, they would love to hear from you.
Closing date: 10.00am, 27th 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