Senior Rough Sleeper Navigator

Team
Newham Floating Support
Location
Newham
No. of Vacancies
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5
Salary
26,304.07 rising incrementally to 28,805.86
Closing Date
30/04/2019
Ref No
SHP749

 

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

At SHP (Single Homeless Project), you’ll be part of one of London’s leading homelessness prevention charities, a dynamic and growing organisation changing 8,000 lives every year across London  - from supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment.

SHP was founded by a group of homeless people in the mid-1970s and more than 40 years on, we still try to look at the world through our clients’ eyes, putting their needs and viewpoints at the centre of everything we do. Above all, we believe that, no matter what challenges they face, everyone we work with has the capacity to take control of their lives and shape their own futures.

We have an exciting new role to work in a thriving and growing team.  The position of a Senior Rough Sleeper Navigator In Newham, is working with some of the most vulnerable and complex clients in Newham but also working very closely with several statutory and non statutory services in Newham in order to ensure that a well rounded approach of support is provided to the rough sleepers in Newham. 

As the Senior Rough Sleeper Navigator you work alongside the Floating Support Workers, Housing First Workers, Services Manager and Regional services Manager.  The aim of working closely with the other Newham Services is to provide a better support provision and to ensure that you are able to navigate the gaps where the other services not of been able to support. 

The ideal candidate will be highly organised, proactive, passionate and adept at developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Additionally have a good understanding of working with vulnerable people who have been rough sleeping and understanding the trauma that could be associated with that.    Additionally the candidate will have a strong working knowledge of London's private rented market and the current welfare system.  The will have the ability to navigate support provisions to all clients but also act as Lead to the service.   

If you want to be part of a high-performing new service, that aims to be work in a person centred approach to deliver great outcomes for clients in Newham, but is also very enthusiastic in being able to shape and prevent rough sleeping in Newham then please apply.   

Please note the office based work will be working across two sites in Redbridge and Hackney but the primarily client facing work will of course occur in Newham.  Some other travel across London may also be necessary. 

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 30th April 2019

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 8th May 2019    

SHP is IIP accredited and an equal opportunities employer.

SHP is IIP accredited and an equal opportunities employer. Our attractive benefits package includes:

  • Competitive starting salary 
  • A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am – 4pm) in non-accommodation services
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 28 days (plus eight paid Bank Holidays)
  • A contributory pension scheme: SHP will Contribute the equivalent of 5% of your annual salary
  • Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work
  • Regular support and development focussed line management supervision
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), available to all staff
  • Paid carers' leave and compassionate leave
  • Sick leave, up to three months full pay then three months half pay
  • Generous maternity leave (16 weeks full pay and up to 24 weeks half pay) and four weeks paid paternity leave, depending on length of service
  • Interest free public transport season ticket loan (after six months)
  • Tax exemption for ’cycle to work’ scheme and payroll giving