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Three support workers

Support Worker – 2 x Full Time Roles and 1 x Part Time Role

Oasis Community Housing has been expanding our Basis Beds service in Gateshead over the last two years and plan to extend further over the next 12 months as well as develop the offer in Sunderland and South Tyneside. The project will provide an accommodation offer to those furthest from safe and appropriate housing in a service designed specifically for individuals with multiple and complex needs.  Basis Beds is a same day access housing first style project with properties dispersed throughout the borough of Gateshead.

The post holder will be part of a team delivering floating support to Service Users accommodated in Basis Beds, providing assistance in accessing the accommodation to those considered suitable who have received brief intervention in our resource centre, a day centre style drop in community based project delivering both homeless prevention and homelessness response services through emergency relief and advice and guidance to vulnerably housed and rough sleepers.

You will be qualified to NVQ2 or equivalent in a relevant subject and have knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable people in a paid or unpaid capacity. An understanding of the benefits system and knowledge of drug and alcohol misuse are all essential for this role.

(please note that CVs are not accepted)

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Closing date for applications is 9am on Mon 1st July 2019

Interviews will take place on week commencing 8th July 2019

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer.

Registered charity no. 1107554.

Two Housing Officers

Oasis Community Housing has been expanding our Basis Beds service in Gateshead over the last two years and plan to extend further over the next 12 months as well as develop the offer in Sunderland and South Tyneside. The project will provide an accommodation offer to those furthest from safe and appropriate housing in a service designed specifically for individuals with multiple and complex needs.  Basis Beds is a same day access housing first style project with properties dispersed throughout the borough of Gateshead.

The postholder will be part of a team providing intensive housing management delivery in our housing service for people with multiple and complex needs.  This post will be responsible for the housing management function relating to up to forty separate properties, ensuring that all health and safety obligations are met, the properties are suitably decorated and furnished, repairs and maintenance schedule, management of rent and service charge systems and other housing related tasks.

You will be qualified to NVQ2 or equivalent in a relevant subject and have experience as a supported housing worker including experience of health and safety, finances, safeguarding, needs and risk assessment, personalised and holistic support provision. An understanding of the benefits system and knowledge of drug and alcohol misuse.  Prior experience and oversight of a portfolio of properties and housing management responsibilities are essential for this role.

Download a job description here

Closing date for applications is 9am on Mon 1st July 2019

Interviews will take place on week commencing 8th July 2019

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no. 1107554.

Corporate and Community Fundraiser

Considering working for us? Be warned, you may find it hard to ever leave. We are passionate about our staff and believe in caring for them in the same ways we care about our service users. We are a growing charity and don’t have the resource to provide fancy staff perks however the things money can’t buy we are really good at. We believe staff are the foundation stone to the success of the charity and so we do everything we can to make sure they feel valued, supported, engaged and developed. People who’ve worked for us in the past have said we’ve spoiled them, as they just can’t find what we offer from other employers. If you are looking for a role with a clearly identified career path, the ability to build something yourself, in an organisation that genuinely cares about your health and welfare, then this is for you.

Oasis Community Housing is focused on the eradication of homelessness. We do this by identifying the causes of homelessness and working with individuals to tackle these. Over the past 30 years our work as diversified and we currently deliver 4 main services to combat homelessness; Supported Accommodation, Crisis services, Domestic Abuse and Violence Support work and an Employability programme. We have a Gateshead and London base and plan to grow over the next few years.

This role is all about developing new relationships with corporate and community partners and stewarding their partnership journey. From Charity of the Year applications to organising our Great North run activity the role is a varied one and will keep you on your toes. You will be working in a team who are responsible for the delivery of our ambitious fundraising and business development strategy.

How would we describe you? Well you need to be someone who keeps in touch with funding opportunities via networks and connections.  You will also be great at seeing how corporate priorities link to our own and maximising the opportunities for forming partnerships. You will be great a writing about what we do for a corporate audience that communicates our work with impact.  You will be great at building relationships, identifying and seizing opportunities and able to communicate our amazing cause in a way that will secure the support from those who often get lots of request for support.

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For an informal chat contact crystal.hicks@oasiscommunityhousing.org

 

Five Support Workers

Support Worker – 5 posts available

Oasis Community Housing, Southwark North

Salary: £21,600 – £22,600 (FTE) per annum made up of: Basic salary £18,000 – £19,000 (FTE) per annum + London Weighting of £2950 (FTE) per annum + Anti-social hour’s payment of £650 (FTE) per annum + Supplementary payment for sleep shifts

Hours: 37 hours per week to a 4 week rolling rota. Hours will vary each week.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of our Service Users, supporting young people and preparing them for increased independence? Do you have experience of working in supported housing projects with young people?

Our new Southwark North contract provides supported accommodation to young people experiencing homelessness.  The main office of the project is situated at No3 Peckham with a number of satellite offices across the Borough.  The service provides support, housing and resettlement services for young people in Southwark who have the status of being looked after children or care leavers, or young people at risk of homelessness.

The primary age group is 16-21, however individuals are accepted up to the age of 25 on a case by case basis.

To join us you will need to demonstrate a holistic approach to support, and an understanding of the pressures facing young people, particularly those linked to homelessness.  You will have the ability to engage and motivate young people, to use your initiative and work flexibly in a demanding environment.

In return you will benefit from a supportive, creative environment and have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills. We are passionate about our staff and believe in caring for them in the same ways we care about our service users. We are a growing charity and don’t have the resource to provide fancy staff perks: however we are really good at the things money can’t buy. We believe staff are the foundation stone to the success of the charity and so we do everything we can to make sure they feel valued, supported, engaged and developed. We welcome applicants from all faiths or none, but it is important that all employees understand and sympathise with the Christian ethos of Oasis Community Housing.

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To request an Application Pack please email recruitment@oasiscommunityhousing.org (please note that CV are not accepted).

 

Closing date for applications is at 12 noon on Friday 28th June 2019

Interviews will be held on week commencing 8th July 2019 or earlier dependent on the quality of applicants

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no. 1107554.

Community Fundraiser

We are looking to recruit an experienced Community Fundraiser, with the ability to raise our profile whilst raising funds to support the work we do. Candidates should be passionate about our story and eradicating homelessness.

We are a charity with a Christian ethos and it is an Occupational Requirement that the Community Fundraiser is a committed Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 Religion or Belief.

Oasis Community Housing responds to homelessness and disadvantage: providing housing, support and other specialised services. For more than 30 years the Oasis movement has been working across England and the world to transform communities so that everyone is included, belongs, and has what they need to fulfil their God-given potential.

The support Oasis Community Housing provides aims to develop life skills that will enable the people we house to live successful, independent lives. Our projects operate in Gateshead and London, with plans for the expansion of our work across England.

For an informal talk with our Head of Business Development Crystal Hicks please call 0191 477 3535 or email crystal.hicks@oasiscommunityhousing.org

This post is 32 hours a week to be work flexibly to suit the post holder and the needs of Oasis Community Housing. Working patterns will be discussed at interview.

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Closing date, June 20th. Interview dates to follow.