HOUSING AND SUPPORT MANAGER

Location
Derby, Derbyshire
Salary
£35-45k
Posted
24 Jan 2024
Closes
21 Feb 2024
Ref
226398080
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

HOUSING AND SUPPORT MANAGER

Derventio is at the forefront of housing and support services. As part of the team, you will make a tangible difference to people’s lives.

Your key tasks are to line manage, organise and coordinate the team, distribute tasks, and ensure employees are performing.  You will be working closely with the area directors.  You will manage and supervise employees and distribute workloads and contribute to high levels of motivation and performance in the team to achieve the required outputs.

You will work with people facing multiple and complex barriers including homelessness, mental health, substance misuse, offending behaviour and unemployment. You will work alongside partners to ensure a multi-agency approach to support people into accommodation and support them to address the causes and consequences of their homelessness. The key focus is intensive person-centred coaching/support, building on each person’s unique strengths and aspirations so they can transition out of their situation with dignity. You will collate appropriate monitoring data  and reports to measure and report on the success of the service.  

Essential:

  • Work as part of a team of Housing and Support employees to achieve required outputs.
  • Act in line with agreed procedures and processes.
  • Motivated to achieve performance targets.
  • High standard of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Discretion, trustworthiness, tact and diplomacy to deal with highly sensitive matters.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and able to learn case management software.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Efficient, accurate and have a high attention to detail.

You should be a self-starter and have the ability to lead and motivate others.

If you have an understanding of homelessness, believe that people can be successful in society despite the odds being stacked against them, and are supportive and caring whilst maintaining a highly professional attitude, and you have the right Attitude, Motivation and Commitment please apply for this exciting and essential role. We would love to hear from you.

Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills that complement their strong desire to make a positive difference to someone’s life, with a flexible approach to work, as well as being able to deal calmly with people who present challenging behaviour.

This is a very rewarding but testing career that does require you to be calm, professional and flexible with a strong will to make a positive difference to people’s lives.

*Full Time: 40 hrs, occasional evenings and weekend work; remuneration circa £35-45k, DBS check required, full driving licence and use of car.
We consider all applicants on their merit and not on their  past*

Email hr@derventiohousing.com with your CV, quoting job title: Housing and Support Manager, Derby.