Cork Simon Community: Housing First / Housing Services Team Leader

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Housing First / Housing Services Team Leader - Permanent Contract

Cork Simon Community works in solidarity with men and women who are homeless in Cork and the South East region, offering housing and support in their journey back to independent living. We promote a socially just society and campaign for a society without homelessness.

Cork Simon Community are currently seeking applications for the position of Housing First / Housing Services Team Leader (South East region).

Purpose of the post: To provide leadership to developing and sustaining a service designed to assist staff to support service users to resolve their problems and live a good quality life. To assist Service Manager to develop and evaluate service plans to ensure services are delivered in line with changing national and regional policies, inclusive of the operational plans of HSE- Social Inclusion/Primary Care & South East Homeless Action Plans requirements to address the needs of service users are met.

To take a lead role in the quality management and development of Cork Simon’s services in the South East, including responsibility for interagency collaboration with statutory and voluntary service providers, oversight of acquisition of housing units, supervision and line management of existing and developing services including Housing First and Homelessness Prevention, and oversight of property and tenancy management.

Manage the housing first project workers in implementation of Care & Case Management based on the HSE National Drugs Rehabilitation Framework and facilitate the provision of care and support with a health and social care setting. To develop and sustain a service that effectively and efficiently delivers high quality personal outcomes for service users.

The Team Leader will be responsible for delivering practice supervision to colleagues on the South East services team and will play a key role in recruiting, mentoring and supporting staff in order to ensure that the highest level and standards of social care practice are further developed and maintained in the service. In addition to this, the post holder will act on behalf of the Head of Housing and Support Services as and when directed and will provide out of hours on call support where designated.

This is a full time, permanent role.

The Application Form and Application Pack for the role is attached below. Also, it is available on our website or can be requested by e-mail or by telephone 021 4929408.

The closing date for receipt of completed Application Forms is Thursday 30 May 2019 at 12 noon.

Cork Simon Community is committed to equality of opportunity


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