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Resettlement Manager
Female Only Complex Needs | 1 NW1 |£20.19 per hour (incl. of Holiday Pay) | Permanent | Job Ref: BD7886 | Posted: 13/01/2022

Central is currently recruiting for a female only Resettlement Manager, to work in the Westminster area in a hostel for homeless women with low to medium support needs. The service supports women affected by substance misuse, unemployment, domestic violence and mental health issues and aims to help towards independent living.

The Resettlement Manager will oversee the resettlement focussed supported accommodation at the Project.

The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours per week, working across Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5:30PM. There is a requirement to work one weekend in every five (Saturday and Sunday, 8AM - 4:30PM). The successful candidate will be placed on a temp contract for 3 months before moving to a permanent contract. The pay rate for this role is £37,478 per annum.

In this position, you will be expected to;
- Manage 5 permanent resettlement workers, 1 full time volunteer and additional ad hoc volunteers
- Be responsible for ensuring that the service delivers outstanding results and reports to promote and secure funding opportunities
- Provide training to staff and volunteers as required and oversee staff recruitment
- Maintain up to date knowledge of the needs of homeless women and the provision of housing services to women in Westminster
- Maintain up to date knowledge of the barriers to engagement and recovery for women and identify new ways of working to ensure women continue to receive a high level of support with realistic and achievable options for move-on
- Work closely with commissioners and partner agencies to deliver high quality services in a strategic and monitored manner
- Undertake the role of Deputy Safeguarding Lead, adhere to recognised safeguarding protocols and maintain communication with external safeguarding services
- Participate in the on call rota; being on call 1 week in every 7 - 9 weeks

To apply for this role, you must have;
- Experience of senior hostel management or support services management for vulnerable people
- Experience in shaping and delivering services for homeless people
- Work in a dynamic, positive and creative way to achieve the best outcomes for service users and staff
- Experience of working/managing with a psychologically informed approach
- Ideally have experience of overseeing a resettlement or move-on service
- Experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams and complex clients
- Up to date knowledge of housing management, the welfare system (such as Housing Benefit and Universal Credit), managing arrears and national homelessness strategies
- Experience managing safeguarding cases

Please note this role is female only. Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement - Equality Act 2010

Candidates must confirm their interest by Friday 4th February, with interviews scheduled for Wednesday 9th February and the appointed candidate expected to start week commencing 14th February. Please note, the interview process will include a test, service user panel and managers' interview panel

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please either forward your CV for consideration to work@centralcare.co.uk or upload it below.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.

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