Places of SafetyTeam Manager
Salary – £32,000
Contract type – Permanent
Close date – 30 September 2023
GreenSquareAccord deliver domestic abuse services across the Midlands and South West, including 4 accommodation services and a large Leading Lights accredited community service.
About the role
You will be there to provide oversight and management to the Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Places of Safety project.
You will be there to provide excellent line management to the Supported Housing Support Officer and Supported Housing Officer.
You will provide an excellent service to service users and their families.
You must ensure the delivery of high quality holistic services across our Places of Safety accommodation, working with our GDASS (Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service) team to ensure we provide wrap around support for families fleeing domestic abuse.
You need to manage the temporary accommodation that GreenSquareAccord are leasing from registered providers, and any properties allocated from our own stock.
You will be there to work with GDASS, customer accounts, maintenance and other GreenSquareAccord staff as well as external agencies to ensure victims of domestic abuse access and maintain a place of safety in the county.
You will work closely and liaise with local authorities and registered providers to provide places of safety for victims of domestic abuse and to move them on to a permanent housing solution when and where appropriate.
You must have managerial experience.
You need to have an understanding of housing law and have an understanding of welfare benefits and relevant legislation.
You need to have an understanding of the importance of data protection and experience of working with sensitive personal data.
You must have excellent knowledge of domestic abuse legislation.
You need to have an understanding of issues facing those fleeing domestic abuse.
You need to have an understanding of risk management in domestic abuse.
You must be able to deal with a demanding workload and to prioritise effectively whilst maintaining attention to detail.
You need to have an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and the need to follow policy and procedures.
GreenSquareAccord is one of the biggest social housing and care providers in England.
We believe passionately in our mission to build better lives and provide social housing and support services to 54,000 people across our four localities. We are proud to play an active role in helping people to deal with the consequences of the housing crisis by providing affordable homes for people in our communities who need them most.
We also provide care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society. This includes support for people who are homeless, experiencing domestic violence or are part of the criminal justice system.
We are proud to be able to support tens of thousands of people across England by providing affordable housing and care to help people live independently.
Our focus is on building better lives. Everything we do is about people – whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home or providing care which helps someone to live an independent life.
Our colleagues live and breathe this social purpose and we need great people, with skills across a range of disciplines, to make this happen.
Working for GreenSquareAccord gives you the chance to bring your skills and expertise and make a real difference. It doesn`t matter which role you are considering applying for, your work will help thousands of people build a better life.
The GSA Way
We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. To help us make a difference, together, we created the GSA Way.
A culture we commit to, aspire to, and live and breathe. Commitments and behaviours which together make our organisation what it is.
Our five core commitments are:
You can read more about the GSA Way in our recruitment pack.
In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
How to apply
Please Note: If you are still in your probation period with GreenSquareAccord we will not be able to proceed with your application. All internal candidates must have successfully passed probation before applying.
It is also recommended that you make your current Line Manager aware of any roles you are applying for within the organisation.
All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.
GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.
If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.
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