Bristol, Bristol City
£35,235 pa (pro rata, fixed term contract for 8 months)
Temporary, Full-time
Job description

Are you an experienced manager who is passionate about supporting vulnerable people and who wants to embrace an exciting new opportunity? We are looking for a Service Manager to lead a new staff team in Bristol. You will manage our response to people who have experienced homelessness and rough sleeping through the COVID 19 crisis and beyond.  This is a floating support service delivering a resettlement service for low support clients.

Job Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, committed and dynamic manager to establish and develop a new service based in Bristol. You will have a collaborative and flexible approach to developing your team. You and your team will be supporting people who have been housed temporarily as a response to COVID 19 providing support to facilitate positive moves into appropriate housing.   We are looking for an experienced professional to take a lead role in establishing a trauma and psychologically informed service, working in partnership with established agencies within Bristol.

Key Responsibilities:
This role is vital to the success of the project, providing leadership and inspiration to the staff.  You will be responsible for managing a staff team delivering an excellent floating support service that is evidenced by data.   The role requires liaison with the Local Authority Commissioners and pathway co-ordinators as well as other agencies. The successful candidate will be in sympathy with the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army and will be responsible for all aspects of the programme including the spiritual ministry.

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:

  • NVQ4 or equivalent in a related field or a willingness to work towards
  • Proven experience of managing teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety
  • Knowledge of the private rent sector
  • Understanding of funding in supported housing
  • The ability to build and maintain positive partnerships
  • Ability to achieve targets.

Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata); a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan and an employee assistance programme.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK.

Closing date: 12th July 2020 at midnight . Interview date: 27th July 2020.

Promoting equality in the workplace.

Posted on: 01 July 2020
Closed date: 12 July 2020
Tags: Management, Housing Management