Fixed term contract: 1 x fixed term contract until April 2021 with the possibility of an extension if further funding is secured.
Are you looking for an opportunity where your skills will make a difference in helping to end homelessness and rebuild lives?
About the role
In this role you will support the Service Manager and oversee the day to day delivery and progress of the work of the Brighton Street Outreach team, supervise the case management of a team of Outreach Workers and other staff; and build and maintain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders including the Local Authority, other homeless services and housing providers across the city.
This is an exciting time to work with people rough sleeping as the team is modelling new ways of working to move people off the streets quickly.
Flexibility is essential as you will be expected to work outside of your normal working hours when required, covering shifts that include early mornings, nights and weekends.
What we’re looking for
This exciting role will suit someone with:
Experience of communicating, liaising and negotiating with internal and external stakeholders.
The ability to manage complex behaviours and motivate staff and clients to achieve outcomes with a creative and person centred approach.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with others whilst managing your own time.
Above all we are looking for inspirational, committed individuals who have a genuine desire to support people to rebuild their lives.
What we offer
Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
St Mungo’s employees are encouraged to consider opportunities to develop new skills or progress including; secondments, internal transfers, application to new roles in the organisation or just to get involved in various projects happening within the organisation.
As a result last year 35% of our vacancies were filled by promotions. In 2019 we achieved We Invest in People Gold level accreditation and are one of just 3% of housing associations to achieve this standard; 82% of staff who took part in the IIP survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves. Our Networks include: BAME, Carer’s and Parent’s, Lived Experience, LGBTQIA+, Disability Awareness, South West, Irish and Women’s Action.
Flexible Working and Other Benefits
We are committed to maintaining your work/life balance. We offer 25 days annual leave, and operate a very popular Flexi Time scheme, which allows you to supplement your annual leave entitlement. After 5 years, staff annual leave entitlement increases to 28 days.
St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.
For this role staff can claim an additional 20% pay premium for hours worked between 8pm and 8am Monday to Friday, and all hours worked on Saturday and Sunday.
What we do
At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.
How to apply
To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.
To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the document available tab at the top of the advert page on our website.
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented within St Mungo’s at this level.
Closing date: 10am on 27 July 2020
Interview and assessments on: 10 – 11 August 2020
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.