Liverpool, Merseyside
£30,850 per annum
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 is committed to ensuring that people with lived experience of homelessness are involved in developing and delivering our services.

About the role
This is new role working within the Crisis Skylight Merseyside team, delivering a Liverpool City Region wide property procurement service working across the private and social rented sector. The aim is to engage both private and social landlords by promoting the benefits of working in partnership with Crisis Skylight Merseyside, increasing access to properties for Crisis members. The post holder will work in conjunction with Client Services and Best Practice colleagues to inform and shape best practice in securing affordable, sustainable homes for our members, and support its adoption across Crisis.

About you
To be successful in this role you will have an excellent understanding of the Liverpool City Region rental housing market along with an understanding of both the needs of social and private landlords and the barriers and opportunities faces by people moving out of homelessness and into housing. You will have experience of sourcing and procuring properties and the ability to negotiate and broker agreements effectively. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of issues affecting homeless or vulnerably housed individuals along with a commitment to empowering individuals with complex needs.

Benefits
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% (subject to annual increase)
  • 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 sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.

If you need to request an application in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team, contact details can be found on our website.
Closing date:  Sunday 6 December 2020 (23:59)
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 22nd December 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.

More about Crisis UK
About
Crisis UK

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people.

We are committed to ending homelessness. Every day we see the devastating impact ... Read more

Posted on: 11 November 2020
Closed date: 29 November 2020
Job ref: 000159
Tags: Advice, Information, Housing Management

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