Senior Practitioner

Job Title: Senior Practitioner (Manager) Ref: SPMJH-0719 Salary: Grade E £31,434- £34,128 ILW  incl 6.5% employer contributory  pension scheme Hours: […]

Job Title: Senior Practitioner (Manager)

Ref: SPMJH-0719
Salary: Grade E £31,434- £34,128 ILW  incl 6.5% employer contributory  pension scheme
Hours: 37.5 per week
Location:  Lambeth
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Midnight 12th August 2019
Interview Date: TBC

We are looking for an organised and motivated Senior Practitioner (Manager) to oversee the day to day functioning of our state of the art newly built hostel in Vauxhall. The hostel provides a range of accommodation and plays a central role in Lambeth’s vulnerable adult’s pathway.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an innovative and effective worker with transferable skills to progress into a management role and play a crucial role in influencing and developing our new and exciting approach to delivering accommodation services.

The role requires creative joint working with the local authority and community based services, our staff and residents to ensure that support is personalised, effective and measurable.

You will ensure the team are focussed on reducing arrears, maximising income, 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.

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 day to day operations of a hostel.

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

As well as a great working environment we also offer:

-Support to develop your leadership and strategic skills.

-Learning and development opportunities including Tuition Aid and management training.

6.5% non-contributory pension

-29 days holiday.

Thames Reach is driven and 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 achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in delivering services to vulnerable people.

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 hostels Lead Manager via email at

Please download the application pack and return to

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