Careers 

Repairs Operative

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We are recruiting for a Repairs Operative to carry out property repair works and services across St Basils properties in the West Midlands, to a high technical standard in an efficient and effective way.  The post holder will be a highly skilled multi-trade craftsperson, with the capability to undertake a wide range of lower value repair and maintenance works and services.

 

This is a permanent, full time role.

 

Salary: £23,566 – £25,141 Per Annum, Pro Rata

 

Closing Date: 25th August 2022, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. 

 

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • You will be able to technically analyse works required and translate these into completed tasks in an efficient and highly productive manner.
  • To receive repair instructions/orders on a constant basis and to schedule work in conjunction with the Repairs Administrator, in order to maximise time available on site to carry out repair work and to minimize travel and administration time.
  • To be home based, so the working day starts when the first job commences and completes when the last job is worked.
  • To carry out all allocated repairs and other works in an efficient manner, to the highest possible technical standard.
  • To work in a way that maximises productivity, such that a maximum number of repairs are carried out each working day and to advise the Responsive and Voids Manager in respect of any system improvements that may enhance work productivity.

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack.  We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • A relevant trade qualification, in an appropriate building craft or Ordinary National Certificate (ONC) in building or equivalent

                                                   

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata
  • Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Long Service awards
  • Health Scheme
  • Free Mandatory Training
  • Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils
  • National Express Discount
  • Technology Scheme Vouchers
  • Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk.

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

 

Rent Support Worker / Housing Management Officer

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St Basils has an opportunity for a Rent Support Worker (known as a Housing Management Officer at St Basils) to be based in Solihull on a permanent, full time basis working 37.5 hours per week.  You will ensure that a range of housing management services are provided to young people, including paying rent, reporting repairs and claiming benefits.  Overall in this role you will assist young people in achieving their aspirations and a successful transition into adulthood.

 

Salary: £21,420 – 22,820 per annum, pro rata

 

Closing date: 19th August 2022, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

 

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To enable young people to sustain their tenancy and equip them in relation to taking responsibility for their property.
  • To help maximize and retain young people’s income.
  • To enable young people to pay their rent and service charge.
  • To take responsibility for safeguarding the welfare of young people.
  • To inform support staff of any support needs or concerns you may have identified for young people.
  • To be responsible for arranging and conducting young people’s admissions visits to the service and the induction of new residents.
  • To undertake a range of administrative tasks such as recording payments, voids checklists, health and safety inspections, etc.
  • To be flexible by being available out of hours on a rota basis to offer information, advice and guidance to colleagues, and where necessary provide emergency cover within projects.

 

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack. We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Relevant NVQ 3 in Care, Advice & Guidance or any other equivalent qualification (Housing Management qualification)
  • Car Driver
  • Experience of working with young people in the following settings:

Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work. 

  • Experience of supervising volunteers or students.
  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights, resources etc.
  • Able to understand the difference between friendship and support.

 

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

 

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata
  • Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Long Service awards
  • Health Scheme
  • Free Mandatory Training
  • Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils
  • National Express Discount
  • Technology Scheme Vouchers
  • Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

 

Please see the applicant Information Pack for a list of further requirements.

 

 If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk. 

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Housing Management Worker

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St Basils has an opportunity for a Housing Management Worker to be based in the Coventry, Warwickshire area on a permanent, full time basis.

 

Salary: £20,152 – 22,102 per annum, pro rata

 

Closing date: 18th August 2022, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

 

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To enable young people to sustain their tenancy and equip them in relation to taking responsibility for their property.
  • To help maximize and retain young people’s income.
  • To enable young people to pay their rent and service charge.
  • To take responsibility for safeguarding the welfare of young people.
  • To inform support staff of any support needs or concerns you may have identified for young people.
  • To be responsible for arranging and conducting young people’s admissions visits to the service and the induction of new residents.
  • To undertake a range of administrative tasks such as recording payments, voids checklists, health and safety inspections, etc.
  • To be flexible by being available out of hours on a rota basis to offer information, advice and guidance to colleagues, and where necessary provide emergency cover within projects.

 

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack. We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Relevant NVQ 3 in Care, Advice & Guidance or any other equivalent qualification (Housing Management qualification)
  • Car Driver
  • Experience of working with young people in the following settings:

Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work. 

  • Experience of supervising volunteers or students.
  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights, resources etc.
  • Able to understand the difference between friendship and support.

 

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

 

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata
  • Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Long Service awards
  • Health Scheme
  • Free Mandatory Training
  • Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils
  • National Express Discount
  • Technology Scheme Vouchers
  • Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

 

Please see the applicant Information Pack for a list of further requirements.

 

 If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk. 

 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

 

 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

 

Casual Bank Staff

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St Basils has opportunities for Cover Workers in Coventry and Leamington Spa to offer short term and occasionally short notice professional support to our young people.

 

Salary: £9.90 Per Hour

 

Closing Date: 25th August 2022, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

 

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.
  • To identify any concerns relating to young people and their wellbeing
  • To work as part of a team to assist in the preparation of accommodation for new residents.
  • To be available to young people for regular support and to respond to crises.

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack. We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with young people and others
  • Ability to establish rapport and engage with young people who may be vulnerable and socially excluded
  • Commitment to ideas and vision of St Basils.
  • Working knowledge of IT and databases

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

  • £9.90 hourly rate
  • Flexibility around your existing circumstances, offering the opportunity to work shifts on a short term basis

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk. 

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Casual Bank Staff

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St Basils has opportunities for Cover Workers in Worcestershire (Kidderminster/Bromsgrove/Redditch) to offer short term and occasionally short notice professional support to our young people.

 

Salary: £9.90 Per Hour

 

Closing Date: 25th August 2022, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

 

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.
  • To identify any concerns relating to young people and their wellbeing
  • To work as part of a team to assist in the preparation of accommodation for new residents.
  • To be available to young people for regular support and to respond to crises.

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack. We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with young people and others
  • Ability to establish rapport and engage with young people who may be vulnerable and socially excluded
  • Commitment to ideas and vision of St Basils.
  • Working knowledge of IT and databases

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

  • £9.90 hourly rate
  • Flexibility around your existing circumstances, offering the opportunity to work shifts on a short term basis

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk. 

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Casual Bank Staff

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St Basils has opportunities for Cover Workers in Birmingham to offer short term and occasionally short notice professional support to our young people.

 

Salary: £9.90 Per Hour

 

Closing Date: 25th August, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

 

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.
  • To identify any concerns relating to young people and their wellbeing
  • To work as part of a team to assist in the preparation of accommodation for new residents.
  • To be available to young people for regular support and to respond to crises.

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack. We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with young people and others
  • Ability to establish rapport and engage with young people who may be vulnerable and socially excluded
  • Commitment to ideas and vision of St Basils.
  • Working knowledge of IT and databases

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

  • £9.90 hourly rate
  • Flexibility around your existing circumstances, offering the opportunity to work shifts on a short term basis

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk. 

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Homeless Prevention Co-ordinator (HRA)

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We are seeking an enthusiastic person to join our Youth Hub Team to meet the requirements of providing a single point of access for all young people aged 16 to 24, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and to meet the demands Homelessness Reduction Act.

 

This role requires the post holder to provide effective homelessness & housing advice, and assistance to prevent and resolve the homelessness of young people that approach our service. You will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, have an ability to work flexibly due to competing demands and operate in a coordinated manner with other team members to ensure successful outcomes. Finding the right person is critical to our future success.

 

This is a full time, permanent role based at our Birmingham Youth Hub.

 

Salary: £26,137 – £27,865 per annum, pro rata

 

Closing date : 17th August, midday

At St Basils we help over 5,000 vulnerable young people every year across the West Midlands to find safe, stable accommodation. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people and to showcase your caring nature and ability to champion adversity. This role requires expert knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable people as well as a core understanding of issues surrounding youth homelessness such as mental health, domestic violence and care leavers.

 

‘St Basils provided me with hope and a light for one of the scariest, darkest times in my life and I will always be truly thankful. ‘

~Former St Basil’s Resident

 

We are looking for someone who is able to be empathetic and respond to sensitive issues effectively, but who is firm when necessary. You will need to use your own initiative to resolve issues, and to be able to work under pressure in a very demanding environment.

 

If you think you have the right skills, capability and attitude to help us on this exciting journey we want to hear from you. The primary aim of this role is to support a preventative approach to youth homelessness and resolve customer homelessness and ensuring the Council’s Statutory Duty is adhered to, and that we provide essential advice and assistance to people presenting in crisis.

 

We are looking for people who:

  • Have experience of working in a customer focused environment including front line customer service experience
  • Have experience of managing a case load and completing case work effectively
  • Have knowledge of Housing Acts particularly Homelessness
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have good planning and organising skills
  • Are accurate and attentive to detail
  • Are confident using Jigsaw and QL databases
  • Are empathetic and able to deal with young people in a sensitive and appropriate manner in a demanding environment
  • Have experience of applying the relevant legislation

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack

 

We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights and relevant legislation including the Homeless Reductions Act
  • Experience of working within the following areas: Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work.
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Social Care (or prepared to work towards)

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

 

28 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata

Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes

Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Wellbeing Support

Health Scheme

Free Mandatory Training

Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils

Technology Scheme Vouchers

Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk.

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Homeless Prevention Worker (IAG)

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Do you want to make a difference to the lives of Young People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness? If so, we welcome you to apply for the role of Homeless Prevention Worker based at our Birmingham Youth Hub.  This role has an Information and Guidance focus (IAG).

 

This is a permanent, full time opportunity working 37.5 hours per week.

 

Salary: £23,566 – £25,141 per annum

 

Closing Date: 17th August, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • Engage and undertake effective statutory assessments and provide good quality information, housing advice and guidance
  • Development of Personal Housing Plans focused on the prevention and relief of homelessness
  • Effective case management and discharging of statutory decisions

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack. We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights and relevant legislation
  • Experience of working within the following areas: Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work.

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

 

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata
  • Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Health Scheme
  • Free Mandatory Training
  • Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils
  • Technology Scheme Vouchers
  • Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

 

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

 

Progression Coach

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Our Progression Coaches also known as Support Workers are at the core of our services. They work alongside the young people who reside with us to help secure a positive future. 

 

If you feel you have the compassion and resilience needed to work with challenging behaviours and complex needs then we welcome you to apply for the role of Progression Coach (support worker) where you will offer practical and emotional care to young homeless people at our accommodations in Warwickshire.

 

This is a permanent, full time role working 37.5 hours per week.

 

Salary: £21,420– £22,820 per annum

 

Closing Date: 22nd August, midday

At St Basils we help over 5,000 vulnerable young people every year across the West Midlands to find safe, stable accommodation. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people and to showcase your caring nature and ability to champion adversity. This role requires expert knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable people as well as a core understanding of issues surrounding youth homelessness such as mental health, domestic violence and care leavers.

 

‘St Basils provided me with hope and a light for one of the scariest, darkest times in my life and I will always be truly thankful. ‘

~Former St Basil’s Resident

 

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.
  • To support young people to find permanent accommodation and fulfilling work.
  • To be confident in supporting young people with complex needs and challenging behaviour.

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack .

 

We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

 

  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights and relevant legislation including the Homeless Reductions Act
  • Experience of working within the following areas: Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work.
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Social Care (or prepared to work towards)

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata
  • Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Health Scheme
  • Free Mandatory Training
  • Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils
  • Technology Scheme Vouchers
  • Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk.

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Night Accommodation Worker

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St Basils has an opportunity for a Night Accommodation Worker to deliver a high quality service to St Basils’ staff and young people at one of our projects based in the Bordesley Green area of Birmingham. You will provide support to young people at risk of homelessness to enable them to develop their skills, confidence and opportunities to make a successful transition into adulthood.

 

This is a permanent, full time role working 37.5 hours per week

 

Salary: £19,305 – £20,807 per annum

 

Closing Date: 22nd August 2022, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To ensure that the highest levels of customer care and service are maintained at all times, deal effectively with complaints, take the correct action and remain courteous at all times
  • Act as an initial point of reference on the phone, or in a reception area as required.
  • Use company systems, e-mail and other basic correspondence where appropriate and necessary.
  • Monitor access to accommodation schemes and visitors.

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack. We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights and relevant legislation
  • Experience of working within the following areas: Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work.
  • Educated to Grade C/D GCSE (or equivalent) minimum standard in Maths and English

                                                          

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata
  • Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Health Scheme
  • Free Mandatory Training
  • Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils
  • Technology Scheme Vouchers
  • Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

 

Please see the applicant Information Pack for a list of further requirements.

 

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

 

Houisng Management Worker

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St Basils has an opportunity for a Housing Management Officer to be based at one of our accommodations in West Bromwich on a permanent, part time basis working 22.5 hours per week.  You will ensure that a range of housing management services are provided to young people, including paying rent, reporting repairs and claiming benefits.  Overall in this role you will assist young people in achieving their aspirations and a successful transition into adulthood.

 

The working hours could be: Monday to Friday 0900 – 1300 or 1230-1700

 

Salary: £21,420 – 22,820 per annum, pro rata

 

Closing date: 22nd August, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

 

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To enable young people to sustain their tenancy and equip them in relation to taking responsibility for their property.
  • To help maximize and retain young people’s income.
  • To enable young people to pay their rent and service charge.
  • To take responsibility for safeguarding the welfare of young people.
  • To inform support staff of any support needs or concerns you may have identified for young people.
  • To be responsible for arranging and conducting young people’s admissions visits to the service and the induction of new residents.
  • To undertake a range of administrative tasks such as recording payments, voids checklists, health and safety inspections, etc.
  • To be flexible by being available out of hours on a rota basis to offer information, advice and guidance to colleagues, and where necessary provide emergency cover within projects.

 

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack.  We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Relevant NVQ 3 in Care, Advice & Guidance or any other equivalent qualification (Housing Management qualification)
  • Experience of working with young people in the following settings:

Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work. 

  • Experience of supervising volunteers or students.
  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights, resources etc.
  • Able to understand the difference between friendship and support.

 

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

 

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata
  • Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Health Scheme
  • Free Mandatory Training
  • Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils
  • Technology Scheme Vouchers
  • Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

 

Please see the applicant Information Pack for a list of further requirements.

 

 If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk. 

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Homeless Prevention Worker

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We are seeking an enthusiastic person to join our Youth Hub Team to meet the requirements of providing a single point of access for all young people aged 16 to 24, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and to meet the demands Homelessness Reduction Act.

 

This role requires the post holder to engage and undertake effective assessments providing information, advice, and guidance to ensure Young people are signposted to the relevant services/agencies.

 

This is a full time, permanent role based at our Solihull Youth Hub.

 

Salary: £23,566 – £25,141 per annum, pro rata

 

Closing date : 26th August, midday

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the Wyre Forest and Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people within St Basils’ care.

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • Engage and undertake effective statutory assessments and provide good quality information, housing advice and guidance
  • Development of Personal Housing Plans focused on the prevention and relief of homelessness
  • Effective case management and discharging of statutory decisions

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached Applicant Information Pack. We will provide all necessary support and training however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights and relevant legislation
  • Experience of working within the following areas: Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work.

In return for your skills and experience, St Basils are able to offer the following:

 

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata
  • Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Health Scheme
  • Free Mandatory Training
  • Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils
  • Technology Scheme Vouchers
  • Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

 

If you require any further information please contact St Basils, Human Resources Department on 0121 772 2483, or email recruitment@stbasils.org.uk

 

Please note, if you have not heard from our recruitment team within 2 weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful. 

 

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

 

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