Young Persons Housing Project Officer
Permanent, Full-time working 37 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for a full time permanent Young Persons Project Officer to work on our Young Persons' project/scheme at Manor Road, Wallasey. The position is based in a residential property which is easily accessible from most transport links with just a short walk from local bus routes.
The candidate must be available to cover proposed shifts between the hours of 07:00–1500 (days), 15:00-23:00 (lates) and 23:00–07:00 (nights). You will work as part of a team providing 24/7 cover across a five week shift pattern supporting young people who present to local authority emergency accommodation. You must be flexible, adaptable and approachable and be comfortable working on a one to one basis with young people. The role requires an individual with excellent communication skills and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
About the Young Persons Housing Project Officer role:
Manor Road, is a short term supported housing project offering emergency accommodation for 6 young people aged between 16-17. You will offer them the opportunity to make progress in their lives, to build resilience & meet their aspirations. As a Young Persons Project Officer, you will play a key role in supporting residents to maintain their tenancies, identify and achieve their goals, develop independent living skills and move on successfully following their chosen path. Our Project Officers need to be disciplined, flexible, enthusiastic, caring, calm and wise. You must have the ability to relate well to young and vulnerable people from a wide variety of backgrounds, an understanding of their needs and the ability to deliver services with empathy and understanding.
Requirements of the Young Persons Housing Project Officer:
We are looking for someone with a positive and enthusiastic personality with a strong focus on communication and customer service and who has experience in delivering a front line customer service in a challenging environment. Excellent attention to detail, the ability to organise and prioritise work plus the desire to deliver a high quality standard of work is essential. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written will also be required. Previous experience of working with young people would be an advantage.
Interview date(s): 12th and 13th April 2018
Closing Date: 27/04/2018
If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Young Persons Housing Project Officer role then please apply now!