Supported Housing Team Leader (Ex-offenders)
Housing for Women are looking for a passionate Supported Housing Team Leader to work in ReUnite project.
Housing for Women is an independent organisation supporting women in London and challenging the inequalities they face. As a charity and a housing association, we are proud to have housed London’s women for 80 years; providing secure, affordable housing and related services to help them make the most of the opportunities they have. We also provide targeted housing and support for women who have suffered domestic abuse, been trafficked or released from prison.
ReUnite is a unique Pan London service designed at reuniting women and their dependent children. The ultimate aim is to reduce inter-generational cycles of abuse and offending by providing a stable base during the transition period of exiting custody and securing long term accommodation.
The Team Leader will play a key role in developing and managing the ReUnite project. She will support and line-manage the frontline workers and assist in group work ensuring workers provide a high quality front-line service to women and children. Experience in supporting clients who have suffered abuse and violence and been through the criminal justice system is essential.
The post holder will also performance manage workers to ensure that that Housing for Women’s values, policies and procedures are embedded into service delivery.
The post holder will possess strong leadership skills; be highly organised and have the ability motivate staff. Experience of working within safeguarding procedures is also essential.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience of working directly with survivors of gender based violence and have comprehensive knowledge of the possible impact that contact with the criminal justice system and imprisonment have upon women and their children.
Housing for Women is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants. There is an occupational requirement for the post holder to be a female in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.
An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.
We require an up to date CV and Supporting Statement (please ensure you complete the supporting statement fully outlining how you meet each criteria listed in the person specification).
Closing date: 28 June 2018 (11.59pm)
Interviews: Week commencing 02 July 2018
To apply for the role please visit the Housing for Women’s Careers page
For any enquiries please contact Dina Khatib, Internal Recruiter at Housing for Women - 07483 017209