The Marylebone Project is one of the largest women's hostels in the UK for vulnerable women affected by homelessness. They offer support to women with a range of complex needs, including substance misuse, mental health issues and domestic violence, and provide these support services in a warm, welcoming and secure environment. They are now recruiting for a strong, strategic and empowering manager to help lead their Support and Duty Services.
As Support Services Manager, you will line manage a team of frontline staff and will set the strategic direction of the Support and Duty services, consisting of 45 Supporting People funded bed spaces for women with high support complex needs. The service aims to offer holistic support to these women, working alongside a range of partner organisations to facilitate a step down move-on for women in to semi-independent living. You will work to create and maintain key partnerships, continually ensuring that a high quality of service is delivered to all service users of the Project.
This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to work as part of a brand new team, offering holistic support to some of society's most vulnerable. To be considered for this position, you must have demonstrable experience of leading multiple teams, including line management and effective workforce management. You must have significant housing management experience, as well as extensive knowledge and appreciation of the challenges faced by homeless women. You will also have proven working experience of contract monitoring and of setting and influencing strategy. Ultimately you will be enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated to leading a team to deliver the best quality of support to vulnerable homeless women.
To be considered you must be available immediately and have an Enhanced DBS registered to the online update service.
Because of the purpose of our client's work, only women are eligible to apply for this role, under Section 7(2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.
Please note this role will be to work 40 hours a week (based on a 5 week rota), working 1 out of 5 weekends.
Interviews to be held week commencing Monday 29th June