Action Homeless’ success is down to our fantastic team of dedicated staff and volunteers. We’re always on the lookout for talented and motivated individuals who are passionate about breaking the cycle of homelessness in Leicester and Leicestershire.
Trainee Homeless Services Officer
Contract: Fixed Term – 6 months
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £17,352 – band 1
We are offering a 6 month training and development opportunity within our homeless services.
This role will enable you to work across all our services and develop experience and skills in a variety of homeless service provisions.
You will act as the initial point of reference to clients coming into our service and assist in the provision of our service delivery including taking referrals, interviewing potential clients and inducting new clients into our service. You will work towards the aim of achieving independent living for each client and to provide the necessary skills to avoid repeat homelessness.
Ideally you will need to be able to demonstrate an understanding of our client group and the barriers people with experience of homelessness face, but a desire to work with and support vulnerable adults is an essential. You should have a team player approach and show a willingness to learn and develop.
Full details about the role including the person specification.
Closing date: Tuesday 27th August 2019
Assessments & Interviews: Week commencing 2nd September 2019
Salary: £10.10 per hour
Action Homeless is a local charity dedicated to tackling the causes and consequences of homeless in Leicester and Leicestershire. We are looking to recruit bright and enthusiastic sessional workers to cover various shifts at our properties. This post offers ad-hoc work to cover staff absences.
You will need a general understanding of homelessness and the issues that our service users face, be able to work at short notice across a variety of shifts day and night. You will also need to be flexible and adaptable in different job roles as you will have various duties from working in the kitchen to dealing with rent payments.
For full details about the role please download the job description.
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