Please see below for vacancies this month, including Action Foundation, who are recruiting for two senior positions. Got something to advertise? Get in touch.
Action Foundation are recruiting for two senior roles this month:
Head of Client Services
Hours: 35 hours per week (full-time)
Salary: £34,804 – £38,285 + 6% pension
We’re looking for a new member of our Senior Management Team. If you’re an experienced leader with a strong track record in contract, performance and people management, join us to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable migrants.
The Head of Client Services is responsible for the delivery of our award-winning programme of support to vulnerable migrants and asylum seekers. This new role will oversee strategy and delivery and development of all our client support services. You will ensure that our projects meet the needs of the people we serve, are delivered safely and effectively, and meet all relevant legislative and safeguarding requirements.
Deadline: 9am Tuesday 27th August 2019. Interviews evening of Tuesday 3rd or Wednesday 4th September 2019.
Housing Services Manager
Hours: Full time (35 hours per week) – including being part of an out of hours on-call rota
Salary: £31,323 – £34,385 + 6% pension
We’re looking for an experienced manager with expertise in managing properties, projects and people. Add in your experience of working with vulnerable adults and you’ll be ready to make a real impact in supporting homeless asylum seekers and refugees.
The job involves managing the day-to-day running of Action Foundation’s housing services, including the development and oversight of case management support to all clients. We currently manage 25 houses of multiple occupancy in Tyne and Wear with capacity for up to 88 clients across all housing services. We have also trained over 40 hosts to provide short-term housing support in their own homes. Project staff include a Senior Support Worker, six Support Workers, one Resident Support Trainer and a Hosting Co-ordinator. You will manage contractors for all property maintenance and ensure contract compliance and outcomes monitoring / evaluation so that the services are meeting funders / commissioners’ expectations as well as other legal and statutory requirements. You will also work with the Head of Operations and other colleagues to develop the housing services as required including an in-house OISC registered legal advice service and the ‘Alternative to Detention’ pilot with the Home Office and UNHCR.
Deadline: 9am Tuesday 27th August 2019. Interviews Monday 2nd September 2019.