Bristol, City of Bristol
£27,905 - £35,935 per year (Dependent on experience)
Contract, Part-time, Temporary
Job description

Do you want to make a difference to homelessness in Bristol, do you have experience of Housing Advice? If so, why not join CHAS!

About CHAS:

CHAS is a local housing and homelessness charity, based within the community. We provide advice, advocacy and support to anyone in housing need, with a focus on the most marginalised.

Role Summary:

CHAS are looking for an Advice Service Lead to join the service as Temporary Maternity Cover. The role has two elements, delivering high quality housing advice and overseeing Advice Service operations. You will have two direct reports, part time advisers. 


CHAS has recently gone through a period of sustainable growth to meet increasing demand for services. This role is as key position within CHAS: ensuring the quality of advice remains consistent as the service develops and supporting the management of existing and new projects.

While we aim to recruit a candidate with experience of service management, we would consider applicants with a strong background in housing advice with the skills, aptitude and potential to step up to service management.

Personal Outlook:

The post-holder must be a person with a strong commitment to the voluntary sector and a desire to make a real difference. You will be adaptable, dynamic and open to supporting change and development within the organisation. You will be working as a member of a small staff team.

We’re keen to have a staff team which is representative of the community we serve and also welcome applications from people with life experience of housing and homelessness issues to help us to shape and develop our service.

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to make a big difference in a small organisation
  • Flexible working (after a period of settling in)
  • Competitive pay
  • Access to the Bike to Work scheme
  • Employer pension
  • 25 days leave + Bank Holidays (Pro Rata)A
  • A central location with free parking!

Closing date; midday 20th December 2019

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Posted on: 18 November 2019
Closed date: 20 December 2019
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy