Contract Type: Permanent
Role Type: Employment
Hours: Full time
Salary: £29,136 to 33,854
Salary Type: Salary Scale
Location: Tyne and Wear
Role description: Manager
We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person to manage our team of support workers, who support asylum seekers and refugees in our accommodation across Newcastle and Gateshead, equipping them to sustain an independent life in the UK.
The successful candidate will be experienced in managing and leading teams who support a caseload of clients to explore opportunities and build skills, maximising clients’ income and improving their wellbeing.
Working in trauma informed ways the successful candidate will enable and empower staff to help clients move on to lead successful independent lives.
They will have experience of managing and supporting staff and will be confident reporting on outcomes and performance, updating internal and external partners.
They will also have a sound knowledge of working with vulnerable clients in a housing and homelessness context, managing referrals and allocations and minimising voids. We’re looking for a strong team player who is motivated to build excellent relationships with the team and relevant partners.
In return we can offer a good work-life balance in a vibrant city and a chance to make a real difference to people’s lives.
Action Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community, particularly those who have lived experience of migration. We also have a strong focus on safeguarding in the organisation and a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check will be part of the recruitment process.
We operate hybrid working and flexible hours to accommodate a healthy work-life balance. Our offices at the CastleGate are situated close to Newcastle’s vibrant Quayside. The supported accommodation properties are located across Newcastle and Gateshead.
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £29,136 – £33,854 per annum plus 6% pension contribution
Holiday entitlement: 28 days annual leave + bank holidays. Flexi leave system
Contract: Permanent, subject to passing a six month probation. The role includes taking part in out of hours telephone buddy support to staff
Application deadline: 4pm on December 8 2023
Interview dates: Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 December 2023 at Action Foundation, Castle Gate, Newcastle, NE1 2JQ
If you need support with your application or would like an informal chat about the role, we would encourage you to contact our Accommodation Services Manager, Helen Cowgill: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send your completed application to email@example.com
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