Lead Manager

Job Title: Lead ManagerRef:  LMWP-0519 Salary: Grade F £34,128 -£37,413 inc ILW 6.5% employer contributory pensionHours: 37.5 per weekLocation: LambethNumber of […]

Job Title: Lead Manager
Ref:  LMWP-0519 
Salary: Grade F £34,128 -£37,413 inc ILW 6.5% employer contributory pension
Hours: 37.5 per week
Location: Lambeth
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Fixed Term (6 months maternity cover)

Closing Date: Midnight 16th May 2019
Interviews:  TBC

At Thames Reach we are committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to deliver high quality, effective services to vulnerable people.

We are looking for an organised and motivated Manager to oversee our Waterloo Project. The hostel provides support to 19 homeless people who need help to manage their mental health and plays a central role in Lambeth’s vulnerable adults pathway.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a manager with some experience to progress into a post where they can play a crucial part in developing a new approach to delivering accommodation services.

The role requires creative joint working with the local authority, community based services and an on-site Psychology team as well as our staff and residents to ensure that support is personalised, effective and measurable.

You will ensure the team are focussed on reducing arrears and increasing move on towards independence and that the environment is safe, healthy, and reflective of our ethos and supports our service user’s aims.

You will be responsible for the hostels performance against its contract, monitoring and reporting to funders on our success in meeting our targets.

This will require you to be outcome focussed and able to foster a culture of high performance and continual striving to improve upon successes throughout your team. 

You’ll be:

-A decisive and effective leader.

-An excellent communicator able to form and maintain effective working relationships with our stakeholders.

-Organised and able to oversee the operations of a hostel.

-Able to directly manage staff, and oversee the management of others in line with Thames Reach policies.-

-Able to oversee the financial management of hostels.

As well as a great working environment we also offer:

-Support to develop your leadership and strategic skills.

-A contributory pension scheme, tuition aid and management specific training.

-29 days holiday and 8 paid bank holidays.

This position is for 6 months until the end of October 2019.

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.

If you would like to discuss the post further, please contact Laura Pilcher the Waterloo Project Lead Manager at laura.pilcher@thamesreach.org.uk.

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