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HOPE worldwide UK

360 City Road, London EC1V 2PY

020 7713 7655


info@hopeworldwide.org.uk
www.hopeworldwide.org.uk

JOB ADVERT
Job title
Housing Support Worker/Coordinator
Brief description of role
To help single non-statutory-priority homeless people access accommodation, primarily in the private rented
sector (PRS). The post-holder will represent the charity externally to referral agencies, homeless clients,
statutory authorities, supporting churches and volunteers. They will be involved with assessing and
supporting homeless people and those at risk of homelessness through the process from referral to housing
with a special emphasis on applying for housing benefit and supporting people in their tenancies. The role
was created because of grant funding. At present, a number of grants may end by March 2016. This means
that HOPE worldwide is only able to offer a nine-month contract.
Hours to be worked
The core hours are 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, with an expectation that the post-holder will work
additional hours when necessary. This could include being available in evenings to respond to issues if they
develop, and the occasional weekend work for events.
We will consider splitting the role into two part-time jobs.
Location of work
Based at the charitys main office at the Angel, and also running surgeries at referral agencies premises
within London.
Salary
Salary range of 20-25,000 depending on experience (pro rata).
Closing date for application
Applications must be received no later than 5.30pm Wednesday 24th June 2015. They can be posted to:
Recruitment, HOPE worldwide, 360 City Road, London EC1V 2PY, or emailed to:
info@hopeworldwide.org.uk
Anticipated interview dates
To be confirmed DBS checks
Due to the nature of the role, a Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure is required before a final job offer
is made (see HOPE worldwides policy on recruiting ex-offenders).
Further information
For more information, or to request an application form, email info@hopeworldwide.org.uk

HOPE worldwide is a registered charity in England and Wales (Reg Charity No. 1045930). HOPE worldwide is a company limited by
guarantee and registered in England and Wales under No. 2659784. Registered office: 360 City Road London EC1V 2PY