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  • Salary: Grade 8 (£34,788 - £37,849)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary to 31 March 2021
  • Hours Per Week: 37
  • Service: Place
  • Closing Date: 13 August 2020
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2020
  • Reference: 900633

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and manage a new housing first type service in Sheffield.

Housing First is an internationally evidence-based approach which uses stable housing as a platform to enable individuals with multiple and complex needs to begin recovery and move away from homelessness. The principles are that giving someone a stable home means they are in the best position to address any other challenges and needs they may have.

We are looking for a manager with a good understanding of homelessness and housing and an awareness of mental health, substance misuse and repeat offending issues, You need to be customer focused and able to lead a team working with this group of individuals in a strengths based way as well as good at working in partnership with others.

Full-time employees work 37 hours for 52 weeks of the year and we offer a generous holiday entitlement. We are open to discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities, which benefit you and the Council.

We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

For those who applied back in March (Team Manager 900510) you application will be carried over to this recruitment so you dont need to re-apply.

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