London, Greater London
£27916.00-£27916.00 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Depaul UK are currently looking for a Senior Homeless Prevention Coordinator to join our team based in London. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £27,916 per annum + pension and benefits.

Depaul UK works with some of the most disadvantaged young people in the UK. We specialise in working in communities where poverty and long-term unemployment have resulted in generations of social exclusion and high rates of homelessness

Over the past 30 years, we have grown as an organisation and developed and enhanced our work and the impact it has across the UK.  Depaul UK has a wide range of services for young people and adults at risk of homelessness

The Senior Homeless Prevention Coordinator role: 

We have an exciting opportunity for Senior Support Worker to work in our specialist service in London, Depaul Nighstop, on a full time and permanent basis.

The Senior Prevention Coordinator position is a busy and varied role and you will be responsible for overseeing referrals to the service, ensuring they are assessed and supported.

Our Nightstop service relies on volunteer hosting to provide a safe, welcoming place for young homeless people in crisis. Part of your role will also be to oversee the recruitment, training and management of our volunteers.

What makes the Senior Homeless Prevention Coordinator role exciting?

  • A full induction and training to enhance the ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ skills required’
  • Training in the Depaul Endeavour model
  • Continuous support and supervision including reflective practice to develop your learning and skills as a practitioner
  • Access to a total rewards package including a health plan and generous pension contributions

What will ideally support your success as our Senior Homeless Prevention Coordinator:

  • Experience of working with young people or those who have experienced homelessness
  • Experience of writing, implementing and evaluating client risk assessments
  • Good literacy, numeracy and IT skills and the ability to maintain concise and accurate records
  • Clear understanding of safeguarding requirements and procedures

What’s it like to work at Depaul UK?

You'll be joining a friendly, flexible, and values-led organisation, and will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • 26 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest-free Annual Season Ticket Loan
  • Four Weeks Paternity Leave

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to become our Senior Homeless Prevention Coordinator then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing Date for applications: Friday 01 October 2021 at 12:00 pm

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this role. Our recruitment checks, induction, and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients. Depaul UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.

Posted on: 20 September 2021
Closed date: 18 October 2021
Job ref: MLLONSHPC2009
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker