The Housing Navigator role is to develop and implement a housing offer to rough sleepers in Runnymede. The role will involve supporting rough sleepers and those vulnerably housed to access housing pathways and to progress towards a life away from the street.
This is an exciting time to join Runnymede Borough Council as we develop initiatives to meet the Government’s target of ending rough sleeping, an ambition that we share for Runnymede and set out to achieve in our Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy. This important post will see you lead on developing our “no second night out” scheme, be the first point of contact to respond to reports of a rough sleepers and to build excellent relationships to ensure a joined up service offer to those at risk of rough sleeping, whilst ensuring outstanding customer service at all times.
We are looking for a capable and ambitious individual to join our team. You will have experience of working within a housing background and be passionate about supporting individuals away from rough sleeping. You will be a team player who is articulate, organised, and motivated to work well under pressure delivering first class housing services.
We also offer:
- 23 days annual leave rising to 28 days subject to length of service
- flexible working arrangements (in terms of working hours and home working)
- membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
- health care scheme (after 3 years’ service)
For an informal chat about this position, please contact Andy Kefford, Homelessness, Housing Advice & Allocations Manager on 01932 425826
Interviews to be held on 5 August 2021