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Housing First Co-ordinator

Employer
Hightown Housing Association Limited
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£14,016 pa
Closing date
10 Jul 2022
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Housing First Co-Ordinator

Part Time - 18.75 Hrs

About the role

The Housing First Co-ordinator is a new position for a brand new service being set up in St Albans and Dacorum. You would be responsible for co-ordinating and delivering a flexible outreach service providing a personalised support service to people with complex needs in line with the Housing First principles. You would be part of a team creating long term sustainable tenancies to help the most vulnerable people off the streets of Hemel Hempstead/Dacorum and St Albans.

About you

You`ll be driven by the desire to make a difference and have the ability to understand the complex needs associated with those who have been street homeless for a considerate period of time.

Desired qualities will include:

  • Experience of providing intensive case management and wrap-around support and advocacy to service users.

  • Experience of project management and/or monitoring referrals to community services and external partner agencies.

  • Acting calmly and responding professionally in stressful and difficult situations.

You must be a car driver and have access to a vehicle to undertake the role. This post will require occasional evening and weekend work to support the service provided.


The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year pro rata for part time, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service
  • £14,016 pa for a 18.75 hour a week contract
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support
  • Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
  • Access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use at work
  • Access to COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • Mileage paid for car usage

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. We believe everyone should have a home and the support they need, so our aim is to build new homes and to provide excellent housing and support.

We currently manage over 7,500 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 450 new affordable homes each year.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please apply below.

Please see below for a copy of the Housing First Co-Ordinator job description.

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We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Company

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year.

We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We are a charitable association aiming to help people who cannot afford to buy or rent housing at market values. 
  
We currently manage over 7,000 homes (principally in Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire) and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 450 new affordable homes each year.

Mission 

Building homes. Supporting people.

Values

  • Put residents and service users first.
  • Treat people with respect
  • Be cost effective
  • Don't compromise standards or safety
  • Develop passionate and committed teams

Culture

Hightown’s aim is to provide as many homes as we can at below market rates and a wide range of housing and support for people who are vulnerable and/or disabled. Hightown’s history over more than 50 years shows our continuing focus on our strong social purpose.

We are rated highly for financial and operational performance; and have a high grading from the Regulator of Social Housing.
Hightown is committed to retaining its distinctiveness and its reputation for making projects happen which demonstrate Hightown’s values and contribution to society.

We believe that, by developing decent homes and supporting individuals to live with confidence, independence and choice, our work delivers a tangible positive impact for local communities

Please see our vacancies below:

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01442 292309
Location
Hightown House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4XH
United Kingdom
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