You will join us as a Deputy Manager to manage a small team supporting young women from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to develop their life skills, with the aim of making a successful transition to more permanent, independent housing.
Deputy Manager Responsibilities:
Based within the young women’s accommodation, you will act as a role model for other team members, ensuring the provision of high-quality support on a one-to-one and group basis, at all times promoting the young women’s safety, self-efficacy and wellbeing. You will also take a lead role in the on-going development of the service as a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE).
Deputy Manager Requirements:
You should be capable of working with young women, in vulnerable circumstances, in a calm and understanding way. You will strive to foster the young women’s strengths, to address challenges in their lives, and to effect positive change. You will be a highly proactive individual, with a strong ability to foster relationships with a range of stakeholders, underpinned by an in-depth understanding of issues relevant to the housing and homelessness sector. It is desirable that you have previous experience of working with young women who have experienced or been at risk of homelessness, including young mothers, those who have multiple and / or complex needs, and those with experiences of trauma. Candidates may be able to evidence their suitability for the role based on their life experiences, wider employment experience, transferrable knowledge and skills.
A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for these roles.
About Salvation Army Housing Association:
Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, with flexibility and real potential for growth? Are you an experienced worker within the homelessness or social care sector seeking your next challenge and / or promotion?
The Salvation Army Housing Association (saha) is an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We currently have a vacancy at Dashwood House.
Location: Dashwood House, Notting Hill, London W2 4ED
Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week, including evenings, weekends, sleep-ins, and some bank holidays
Salary: £26,350 - £31,000 per annum (Depending on Experience)
Benefits: 26 days’ annual holiday rising a day a year for the first 5 years + bank holidays, Life Assurance, Pension scheme and an Employee Health Assistance Programme. Professional development opportunities and flexible working arrangements.
Closing date: 03 February 2020. Please note that this vacancy may be closed earlier depending on the number of successful candidates
Interview dates: 12 & 13 February 2020
You may have experience of the following: management, working with vulnerable client groups, working with young women, housing, homelessness, complex needs, supporting people to change their lives, Deputy Care Home Manager, Deputy Manager, Deputy Residential Home Manager, Nurse, Nursing, Registered Nurse, Charity, Not for Profit.
The Salvation Army Housing Association (saha) is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
£26,350 - £31,000 per annum
14 days ago