The Haven Wolverhampton established in 1973 provides safe, temporary accommodation for women and children who are homeless for reasons such as Domestic Violence and who seek emergency accommodation.  Applications are invited for the following post, from women who have a strong commitment to working with women and children.

 

Human Resources Officer
£22,440 pro rata
22.5 hours per week

As Human Resources Officer you will pro-actively ensure that The Haven Wolverhampton complies with its Human Resources policies and procedures, and employment legislation by co-ordinating and assisting the Senior Management Team and line managers on a day-to-day basis with all Human Resources Activities. You will provide people management advice and guidance to the Senior Management Team, line managers and employees on a day to day basis ensuring that Human Resources policies and procedures, employment legislation and overall standards are applied fairly, reasonable and consistently across The Haven.

You will provide support to with all aspects of recruitment and selection, identifying training and development needs for staff ensuring the effective implementation of The Haven’s Training plan and supporting managers and staff to actively manage employee performance activities such as probationary reviews, absence management and quarterly development reviews. You will also pro-actively support managers on managing employee relations issues including disciplinary, grievances and change management processes in line with The Haven’s policies and procedures. You will also work closely with the Finance and Business Support Manager to assist with the correct processing of monthly payroll.

You will have a minimum CIPD Level 3 Certificate in Human Resources Practice or equivalent and demonstrable experience of working within a Human Resources environment providing advice and support to managers and staff on HR matters ensuring the adherence of policies and procedures along with up to date working knowledge of employment legislation.  Working as part of a team and individual along with excellent communication skills you will be able to establish working relationships with managers and staff whilst ensuring that confidentiality is maintained.

Closing date: Friday, 15 September 2017 at 10.00 am

Interview date: Week commencing 18 September 2017

 

 

Estates and Contracts Officer
£22,440 pro rata
30 hours per week

The Estates and Contracts Officer will be responsible for the long-term and short-term planning, implementation and high quality delivery in relation to Property Management, Facilities and Health & Safety. You will be accountable for hard services such as replacing lighting, repairs interiors, plumbing and wiring and soft services such as insurance, cleaning, waste disposal. With support from an outsourced Health & Safety Consultant you will undertake an efficient and effective management of Health & Safety across The Haven Wolverhampton, providing expert advice, guidance and promoting pragmatic approach to Health & Safety issues in line with legal obligations.

The post holder will be responsible for reviewing Property Management and Health & Safety policies and procedures and drive a Health & Safety culture through staff induction, workshops/briefing and coaching. You will also facilitate and oversee contract arrangements in place with The Haven Wolverhampton including facilities management and Health & Safety.

To be successful in this role you will have experience of managing premises and facilities management; health & safety legislation and good working practices including risk assessment and fire management regulation and project management and the co-ordination of work by contracts. You will hold a degree in Facilities Management, business studies or relevant professional facilities qualification such as BIFM or equivalent and a relevant professional Health & Safety qualification such as IOSH or NEBOSH. You will have the ability to work as part of a team and individually along with excellent project management and communication skills with proven negotiation and persuasive skills to establish working relationships with managers, staff, volunteers, contractors, suppliers and external agencies

Closing date: Friday, 15 September 2017 at 10.00 am

Interview date: Week commencing 18 September 2017

 

 

Family Support Worker
£18,360 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Temporary until 30 June 2018

As Family Support Worker you will take a whole family approach to providing immediate and ongoing support within accommodation services for women, children and young people escaping from Violence and Abuse.  You will ensure a safe and secure environment through Personal Support Planning and respond appropriately to the needs of the women and children, enabling them to make informed choices leading to resettlement.

You will have experience of working with women within a refuge setting and completing assessment tools. You will have knowledge of the support needs and support planning of women and children experiencing violence abuse along with knowledge of legal, statutory, regulatory and good practice requirements applicable to the provision of supported housing. Excellent communication skills and a demonstrate ability to be able to work effectively and supportively as part of a team are requirements of the role.

Closing Date for applications: Friday, 15 September 2017 at 10.00 am

Interview date: Week commencing 25 September 2017

 

 

Outreach Family Support Worker (Maternity Cover)
£18,360 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Temporary for 6 Months, with a possible extension for 3 months

As Outreach Family Support Worker you will undertake a person-centred approach to promote safety, independence, choice and control by developing a Personalised Support Plan in partnership with those affected by violence and abuse, professionals in other organisations and service users. Taking a multi-agency approach to meet the needs to those affected by violence and abuse the post holder will provide support and advocacy in legal, financial, medical, practical context and making clear and make clear and measureable improvements for service users.

You will have demonstrable experience of working within a multi-agency setting and knowledge and understanding of violence and abuse and how this impacts on women and children.  You will also have the ability to work with women in a professional and empathetic manner when supporting them to find suitable accommodation within the community. Excellent communication, negotiation and advisory skills, both written and verbal are essential for when interacting with a range of agencies.

Closing date: Friday, 15 September 2017 at 10.00 am

Interviews: Week commencing 25 September 2017

 

 

Community Worker
£20,400 pro rata
22.5 hours per week
Temporary until 20 June 2018

As Community Worker you take a multi-agency approach to meeting the needs of hard to reach groups within Wolverhampton including supporting and advocating in legal, financial and medical and practical context, and making clear and measurable improvements for service user independence, safety, choice and control. The post holder will provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse and homelessness, delivering a service to those at highest risk but the hardest to reach.

You will have demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable people within a multi-agency setting and knowledge and understanding of violence and abuse and how this impacts on women and children.  You will also have the ability to work with women in a professional and empathetic manner when supporting them. Excellent communication, negotiation and advisory skills, both written and verbal are essential for when interacting with a range of agencies.

Closing date: 15 September 2017 at 10.00 am
Interviews: week commencing 25 September 2017

 

 

For application pack and job description, please visit our website www.havenrefuge.org.uk or email recruitment@havenrefuge.org.uk or send an A4 self-addressed envelope with 95p postage stating the job title to: The Haven Wolverhampton, 18 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4BL

All posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Due to the nature of our work Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 applies, therefore applications from women only will be considered.

This project receives financial support from Wolverhampton City Council.  Registered Charity No. 1065427

 

 

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