Unit Project Officer
Salary £21,658 (pro rata £10,829)
Location Manchester, Justlife, Ashton Old Road, Manchester. Regular UK travel will be required with occasional overnight stays.
Job Type Fixed Term Contract – Part time, 2.5 days a week, 12 months
The Unsupported Temporary Accommodation Unit is the innovation and systems change arm of Justlife influencing the housing and homelessness sector to ensure stays in unsupported temporary accommodation (UTA) are as short, safe and healthy as possible. It builds on local Justlife services in Brighton and Manchester that support adults experiencing housing vulnerability, many which face severe and multiple disadvantage. The Unit sits alongside these services and is critical in influencing policy and systems change for residents of UTA on a local and national level.
Justlife is currently the only charitable organisation addressing the issues facing adults living in UTA.
We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a temporary Unit Project Officer. We are looking to appoint a unique and exceptional candidate demonstrating a high level of energy, passion and personal drive. You will need to be self-motivated, disciplined and socially aware, have excellent ICT and communication skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint packages amongst other office and research tools, you must be comfortable at communicating with a range of stakeholders including: single homeless adults, project workers, local managers, senior managers, representatives from local authorities, policy and government officers and Board members.
This role will support the Head of the Unsupported Temporary Accommodation Unit deliver its strategy by supporting the research analysis, write ups and application of findings in both policy and practice arenas, all of which is critical to our current work.
To download a Job Pack, Equal Opps Form and Application Form please click here.
APPLICATION DEADLINE 5pm WEDS 26 APRIL 2017.
INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE JUSTLIFE CENTRE, ASHTON OLD ROAD, OPENSHAW ON THURSDAY 4 MAY 2017
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