GREATER MANCHESTER HOUSING FIRST – THE PILOT
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority secured £7.6 million funding from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to commission a 3 year Housing First pilot to support people across all 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester facing multiple needs and exclusion to maintain their housing. The pilot is one of three nationally in the UK and will be robustly evaluated to review if this model of support should be strategically integrated as a response to homelessness.
Jigsaw is a partner in the Greater Manchester consortium consisting of registered providers; health and third sector partners working together to deliver a ground –breaking service.
We are seeking to recruit to the following role:
Housing First Worker(covering Tameside, Oldham and Stockport but working as part of the GM wide partnership)
Fixed Term Contract For 3 Years
Salary £23,000 per annum
Closing date: Friday 14th June 2019
Reporting to the Housing First Team Leader, the Housing First Worker is responsible for coordinating and providing a personalised, trauma informed support service to people with complex needs facing multiple exclusion in line with Housing First Principles.
The Housing First Worker will be responsible for coordinating and providing a person centred, strength based support service in line with Housing First principles to create long term sustainable tenancies by increasing independence and maximising connectivity with the local community.
To apply please go to https://careers.jigsawhomes.org.uk/
Contributory Pension Scheme, annual leave from 25 days plus Bank Holidays, Simply Health membership, a voluntary benefits programme including childcare vouchers and learning and development opportunities.
The successful candidates will be employees of Threshold. We operate a Safer Recruitment process to protect vulnerable young people and adults. Threshold will apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with the successful candidates