Interviews are to be held on the w/c 8th August

New opportunity not to be missed! One of the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, is looking for a Young Parent’s Service Manager to join our Support and Housing team based in Greenwich – Abbey Wood . This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team of staff providing an outstanding quality service to young parents and their children to achieve positive outcomes that will enable them to live happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. In return, you will receive a competitive salary plus excellent benefits.

We help vulnerable young adults by giving them the practical and emotional support they need to find a job and live independently.

Together with our partners, we support thousands of homeless young people each year.

As a Young Parent’s Service Manager you will:

  • Promote a vibrant culture with an uncompromising commitment to excellence
  • Ensure supported accommodation services across a number of sites in the area.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and a commitment to individual and team development through effective management of staff.
  • Line manage staff (4 Supported Housing Officers and 1 Night Supported Officer) to ensure that performance targets, competence and confidence within the team
  • Motivate and develop the staff team to deliver a consistently high quality needs led and responsive service to young adults in order to support their personal development and ultimately keep themselves and their children safe.
  • Ensure the delivery of high quality property and housing management service to young parents, which supports them to budget effectively and pay their rent and household bills.
  • Able to work flexibly and in line with the rota.
  • Actively support team to undertake cleaning and decoration tasks
  • Ensure team reports all repairs and maintenance issues promptly.
  • Work positively and proactively with all local stakeholders including commissioners, providers, local community groups and young adults.
  • What We’d Be Looking For From You…

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to accurately maintain all file and information recording systems in an accurate and timely manner and manager workload to meet a range of conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to understand the nature of young parents income maximisation, budgeting skills and pricing, and to plan and support with education, employment and training opportunities.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of welfare rights and other legal information that may impact on vulnerable client groups
  • Able to deal with challenging situations in a calm and effective manner: managing risk and health and safety as appropriate
  • What We Offer In Return…

    In return for your efforts, as our Support Housing Manager , you’ll receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:

  • Excellent training package to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to build a new career
  • Employer pension contributions of 4%
  • Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme
  • An interest-free travel loan
  • We challenge the discrimination within society that contributes to youth homelessness, and we are just as committed to fairness and equality. We are passionate about ensuring all of our colleagues are made to feel included in the work we do and that we value the rich diversity within the organisation.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, belief in any religion and none, gender identity, ethnic origin, class, sexuality, nationality, appearance, unrelated criminal activities, disability, responsibility for dependants, part time or shift workers, being HIV positive or living with AIDS, lived experience of homelessness or using young people’s services and any other matter which causes a person to be treated with injustice.
    Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Young Parent’s Service Manager, click ‘Apply’ now!

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