Support Coordinator - Supported Accommodation Service - Manchester

£19,000 - £23,250
29 October 2020 12 Noon
20/ILU/23

Humankind’s Independent Living Unit offers a range of housing-related support services, advice and guidance to help people obtain accommodation and progress towards sustained independent living in the community. We support vulnerable people, often with histories including substance misuse, offending, mental ill health and homelessness, to overcome barriers and achieve social inclusion.

Manchester Services employ teams dedicated to supporting adults with a wide range of needs and complexity in Recovery Accommodation, Floating Support and Resettlement.  We currently have four vacancies across these teams.  Please see the Job Descriptions for more detail as to the specific posts.

You will guide and support people to maintain and secure suitable and sustainable housing through personalised support interventions to avoid eviction, improve independent living skills, maximise life opportunities, reduce social isolation and promote improved health and wellbeing.  Support is provided through home visits and drop-in sessions at community venues and Humankind’s offices in Collyhurst. The role involves carrying a busy and varied caseload, and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate their ability to manage this. This role will require to travel around Manchester.

We also welcome application from candidates with lived experience of homelessness.

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Thursday 29th October 2020.

Application packs are also available via email at hr@humankindcharity.org.uk or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 20/ILU/23.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • Up to 32 days Annual Leave per year (pro rata)
  • Optional Annual Leave purchase scheme
  • Competitive company pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.
  • Eye Care Vouchers – Free eye tests & discounts for VDU users
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional Learning & Development Opportunities