Housing First Officer

Recruiter
TheSmartList
Location
Preston
Salary
£20952 per annum
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
17 Jul 2019
Ref
TSLAO1102RP
Contact
The SmartList Admin
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Preston Housing First

Housing First Officer


1 x 37 hours per week:

Flexible working hours between 8 am and 8pm including weekends

Salary: £20,952

Closing date : 22nd July 5pm 2019
Interviews : 25th July 2019

The Foxton centre is looking for a dynamic forward thinking individual to join our housing first team a creative and innovative housing project.

We are looking for whole hearted and committed people who have health and social care related qualifications and /or 12 mths experience working in this field. You will have work or lived experience of issues like alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, offending and homelessness. You must have the skills to work constructively and persistently with people who are struggling with these issues.

We will expect you to have excellent communication skills, be a strong team player and have the empathy to understand the people you will be working with.

Our approach is simple, working with people not doing to them and we will look for workers who are willing to learn from the people they work with. You will also need “stickability” as the work won’t be straightforward.

If this sounds like your kind of job you can talk to us or complete the application form.

The Foxton Centre aims to work with the most marginalised communities in Preston to provide them with opportunities to flourish as human beings.

We have discrete projects that work with rough sleepers and other homeless adults, street drinkers, street sex workers, young people at risk of sexual exploitation and local vulnerable children, young people and families living in an area of multiple deprivation.

  • Must have use of vehicle.


For further details and an Application Pack contact Jackie Hull via emal by clicking the button below.

The Foxton Centre, Knowsley Street, Preston, PR1 3SA

The Foxton Centre is a Registered Charity no. 1153080

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