Job Description

4Recruitment Services are seeking a Rough Sleepers Team Co-Ordinator to co-ordinate the Wakefield Rough Sleeper Service.

The homeless scheme offers an accommodation based service to provide housing support to people agreed 16 + with complex needs to give them the skills needed to move towards living independently.

The service users may have support needs including mental health, drugs/alcohol dependency, ex-offenders, rough sleepers, homeless, past trauma, PTSD to name a few.

The Rough Sleeper Team Co-Ordinator will be required to:

  • Manage 3 rough sleeping outreach workers
  • Oversee the teams rotas
  • Produce reports as and when requested
  • Provide statistical information and to produce spreadsheets where required
  • Monitor spend and report budget variances to the Area Manager.
  • Attend meetings to work with partner agencies including police, health, housing, council, landlords, substance support agencies
  • Input and engage in the running of the service and successful outcomes
  • Work flexible and where required to cover outreach visits across the district.
  • Ensure that the service is compliant with all clients policies and procedures, legislative and contractual requirements. 
  • Ensure that appropriate recording systems are in place to monitor and report on service performance and compliance. Provide accurate reports to line managers as required, to deadline.

  • Experience in managing staff/colleagues Experience of working within a homeless/housing and/or support environment
  • Experience of working with vulnerable customers
  • Good communication and conflict resolution skills 
  • Good understanding and experience of I.T systems (Microsoft Office and databases)
  • Report writing
  • To demonstrate IT Skills to include a basic proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel as well as a willingness to learn specific IT systems used within Care and Support; and complete relevant IT training where required.
  • Formal care, support or housing qualification & Experience of managing and developing a small team would be desirable 
  • Enhanced DBS
  • What we offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
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