Street Population Coordinator

Recruiter
Brent Council
Location
Brent, London Borough
Salary
£30,930 - £32,637p.a. inc.
Posted
11 Nov 2018
Closes
23 Dec 2018
Ref
1801020
Sector
Housing
Contract Type
Full time
Salary range: £30,930 - £32,637p.a. inc.

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

We have a statutory duty to end homelessness and our aim is to end rough sleeping in the borough

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

You will Brent council's first point of contact on rough sleeping, representing the council at significant meetings including liaison with the DCLG, the GLA and other local authorities. You will work to ensure we have effective strategies and policies in place to achieve significant reductions in the numbers and prevalence of the street population, including rough sleepers, street beggars and people seeking informal work in the borough.

The Person

You must be able to demonstrate substantial experience of face to face delivery of services to rough sleepers along with experience of working with people with a history of homelessness as well as experience of representing an agency in joint initiatives. You will be highly organised, sensitive and knowledgeable of solutions to tackle rough sleeping. You will be innovative with the ability to analyse and interpret data and communicate effectively.

Closing Date: 21 November 2018 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: tbc

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Basic Disclosure' DBS Disclosure.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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