We are seeking to recruit to three fixed term homeless accommodation posts to cover a period of up to 12 months, as follows:
- Post 1 – full time (37 hours)
- Post 2 – full time (37 hours)
- Post 3 – part time (22.2 hours)
The post holders will be required to cover a 24-hour fixed rota including working evenings, sleepovers and weekends. (Additional enhancements are paid for certain shifts).
All post holders will assist in the delivery of 24-hour direct access emergency accommodation service and provide support to people experiencing homelessness in the fulfilment of Carlisle City Council’s statutory duties towards housing applicant under the Housing Act 1996 parts VI and VII.
Additional key areas of responsibility include to be responsible for managing a caseload and conducting regular assessments of need focused on rehousing; working with internal teams and external partners to access appropriate interventions for all residents within Carlisle City Council’s homeless accommodation portfolio.
We would prefer candidates with prior knowledge and experience of working within specialist accommodation services.
For an informal discussion please contact Peter Rhodes on 07790801308.
We offer an excellent benefits package with flexible working, a generous pension scheme and fabulous development opportunities.
If you would like to apply for this post please return your completed application form no later than 12 noon on Friday 14th May 2021 to email [email protected] quoting the vacancy ref V1969.