Single Homeless Outreach & Support Worker

£21,000 per annum for a 14 month contract, plus mileage allowance and other benefits.

Winchester Churches Nightshelter are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, & highly motivated individual to oversee the delivery of a package of support services for people who are of no fixed abode, sofa surfing, in temporary accommodation and for those with a history of rough sleeping.

Based at the Winchester Churches Nightshelter and within Winchester City Council’s, Housing Services team you will work across the Winchester District. You will work collaboratively to provide an improved local offer for single homeless people aiming to prevent homelessness by addressing the wider needs of clients including housing, health, financial and personal needs.

This is a busy and challenging role and you will need to demonstrate excellent time management and organisational skills in order to meet the many service demands.  You will need to be able to work within a team environment but also have the stills to work on your own initiative. Strong communication, negotiation and good customer care skills are also essential. 

You will be required to undertake a criminal records check, have a full driving licence and meet the travel requirements of the post.

For more information about the post, please contact Michele Price, Manager, Winchester Churches Nightshelter on 01962 862050 or email, Michele@wcns.org.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday 10th April 2015 at midday.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 23rd April 2015.