Wigan, Greater Manchester
£28,023.20 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Emergency Access Intensive Housing Manager

Salary: £ 24,368 + 15% enhancement for shift work (£28,023.20)

Status: substantive post

Hours: Approx. 42 hours per week on a rolling rota (working 12.5 hr shifts from approx. 7:00pm until 07:30am)

Holidays: 20 Days plus Bank Holidays (or a day in lieu for bank holidays worked) Life Insurance Gym Membership

Based at: Sites across Wigan and Leigh

Responsible to: Emergency Access Intensive Housing
Team Manager

Accountable to: Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty Trustees

Closing Date: 12 Noon 16th December 2019

Interview: 20th December 2019


The Brick is a small charity with big aspirations for people in need within our community. We provide RELIEF, RESTORATION and REFORMATION by offering tailored support, hope, and opportunity to those looking to improve their quality of life. We now are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and inspirational Emergency Access Intensive Housing Manager to join our team, a believer in the right to equal life chances with a passion to improve lives through collaboration and innovation.


You will support the delivery and growth of the emergency accommodation facilities in Wigan and Leigh and build trusting relationships with those using the provision and key partners. You will effectively and efficiently provide a safe and secure place to stay. An important element in keeping people safe is ensuring that the environment and its cleanliness is maintained. You will identify needs and will liaise with key partners and services who will provide the appropriate support using a person centred approach. You will recruit, train and support volunteers to assist in the Night Shelter delivery model. The overnight accommodation is part of a community hub model that will offer wrap around care and support to those homeless and most vulnerable in Wigan. Individuals who stay at the overnight accommodation will be offered an intensive support package by key partners, highlighting agreed actions for sustainable move on. As an overnight accommodation worker, your knowledge and understanding of those we look to house is critical in forming these holistic actions plans with support agencies. The intelligence you collect on shift will be an integral part of individual action plans used by agencies offering support.

Refreshed on: 05 December 2019
Closed date: 16 December 2019
Job ref: Emergency Access Intensive Housing Manager
Tags: Advocacy, Social Work

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