B9, Birmingham
£32,365 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About us
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

Crisis Skylight Birmingham has been delivering life changing services for homeless people for 9 years in Birmingham. Alongside our staff team, we rely on our committed volunteers to provide services, including Crisis at Christmas, to around 1,300 homeless people each year.

About the role
As Health First Coordinator you will play a crucial role in the successful delivery of the Lottery Funded Health First Coordinator project, in partnership with Groundswell, supporting the recruitment and support of peer researchers and advocates as well supporting the work of the Birmingham Health Alliance.

About you
To be successful in this role you will have to have a good understanding of homelessness, it’s root causes and the impact it has on individuals, particularly around health. You will have a working knowledge/ experience in peer support initiatives and a passion for services and projects that are designed and delivered by people with lived experience.

As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including: 

  • Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy 
  • Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%
  • 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

How to apply
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please visit our website to apply online. Candidates are required to address points 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11. The job description is available on our website by clicking on the 'Vacancy Details' button.

If you need to request an application in an alternative format, please contact the HR Team, contact details can be found on our website.

Closing date: Sunday 23rd February 2020 (23:59)

Interviews will be held week commencing 2nd March 2020

We value diversity, promote equality and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness.

To see our work in action please visit our website.

Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094

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Refreshed on: 10 February 2020
Closed date: 23 February 2020
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