Home-based
Westminster, Greater London
£38,200 + £3,800 location allowance
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

MY001 – Area Manager - Homeless Services (South)

London – Various Locations

£38,200 per annum +£3,800 location allowance

37 hours per week – Permanent

Closing Date –  2nd November 2020

(LOCATION WILL BE BASED IN LONDON BUT WILL COVER A GEOGRAPHIC AREA UP TO OUR PROVISION IN NORTHAMPTON. WE HAVE PROVISION IN WESTMINSTER AND PROVISION IN NORTHAMPTON AND THEREFORE AGILE WORKING CAN BE CONSIDERED)   

About you

Do you have specific experience of working in Homelessness or a related area?

Do you have experience of working in a management role within a challenging environment?

Are you empathetic and able to act in a non-judgemental manner towards Service Users whom may have multiple needs?

Do you have the ability to work autonomously and as part of a wider team and be able to build rapport, and develop positive relationships with key stakeholders, internally and externally?

If so, the role of Area Manager, may be the role for you.

You will be committed to ongoing personal, and professional development and have the ability to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the service.

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

About the job

The Area Manager plays a pivotal role in Changing Lives, strategically leading multiple projects within the Operational business, which may range in size, complexity and locality within the thematic area.

You will be responsible for the delivery of frontline homeless services, focusing on enabling the delivery of high quality services for people experiencing challenging times. The role requires excellent relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders and a commitment to involving the people who use our services.

The role provides strategic leadership to support operational delivery of a range of supported accommodation and Personal Transition Services (PTS). The role will also focus on identifying and developing new opportunities within the geographical area.

The post-holder will oversee the work of Service Managers and be accountable to a Head of Service, ensuring that the projects are ran to a high standard, committed to the overall organisational strategic objectives

Apply for the job

If you would like to apply,  submit a current CV setting out qualifications, skills, experience and employment history. Please send your CV, including a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for the role based on the job description and why you would like to work for Changing Lives.

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.

Refreshed on: 28 October 2020
Closed date: 02 November 2020
Job ref: MY01
Tags: Senior Management, Operations