Innovation & Good Practice Project Manager (Youth Homelessness)

Organisation: 
Homeless Link
Location: 
London EC3N
Contract type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
35 hrs per week
Salary: 
£35,652
Deadline for applications: 
Monday, 4 March 2019 - 10:00am

Work with Homeless Link to build a strong national voice on youth homelessness and the solutions to end it.

Thanks to funding from Comic Relief, Homeless Link has created a new role to deliver on our strategic commitment to prevent and tackle youth homelessness. We are looking for an exceptional Project Manager who will use their experience and understanding of the issues facing young people to shape and lead this project. As part of or Innovation and Good Practice Team, and working closely with the Policy & Research team, the successful candidate will coordinate work with our youth homelessness members, as well as developing new project activity in response to current and emerging issues in this area.

Homeless Link is the national membership charity for frontline homelessness agencies and the wider housing with health, care and support sector. We work to improve services through evidence and learning, and to promote policy change that will ensure everyone has a place to call home and the support they need to keep it’

Our member agencies range from hostels, day centres, street-based outreach work and resettlement suppport to wider supported housing, health and social care provders.  Our focus is to change the way that we, as a society, think and act towards single people who become homeless and other vulnerable groups.  We do this by influencing policy and strategy at a national and local level.  We also work, in partnership with our members, to ensure services for the most vulnerable in society are the best they can be and to seek out alternative solutions.  We give information, advice and a fresh perspective; connecting organisations and people.  In addition, we provide a range of support to our members via events, training, consultancy and other services, including In-Form, our client monitoring system.

We are actively seeking to increase diversity within our organisation and would greatly welcome interest from people with direct experience of homelessness, from a black or minority ethnic background and/or with a disability. 

Download our Application Pack for more information.

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