12 month fixed term contract
Salary: £ 24,368 + 15% enhancement for shift work (£28,023.20)
Do you want to enhance the lives of vulnerable individuals and families and help to encourage positive outcomes in their lives? The Brick, part of QHAP, are looking forward to a new challenge in the form of providing overnight accommodation for Wigan’s cohort of homeless people. Working in partnership with the local authority The Brick are an instrumental partner in the development of an authority backed homelessness partnership that will lead the direction and focus to tackle homelessness across the Borough.
The Brick are looking to recruit 2 x Emergency Access Accommodation Managers to lead and develop a 24/7 hub that provides emergency accommodation to those most in need. Working as part of a diverse, friendly and busy support work team, the role revolves around providing client facing support duties within the homeless facilities. Shifts are required to be a waking night from 8:00pm to 8:00am on a rolling rota basis.
The Brick is committed to delivering Wigan Council’s Deal approach and as such we are asking for applicants who adopt the 3 core behaviours being; positive, accountable and courageous. We are looking for innovation and creativity, The Brick is not afraid to do things differently and pilot new initiatives to trial and test new ideas.
The night shelter facility in Leigh will be the initial phase in developing homelessness provision across the borough and as a night shelter you will play a key role in sharing frontline experience and knowledge with others to contribute to the wider homelessness strategy in Wigan. If you want to be part of a great team, believe in a holistic approach, and want to make real positive outcomes for the community, then this is the post for you. Please download the four documents attached, and email completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 12 noon Friday 8th December 2017.
Assessment and Interviews taking place on Friday 15th December 2017