Careers 

Outreach Navigation Worker – Rapid Rehousing Pathway

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St Basil’s has an opportunity for an Outreach Navigation Worker to work as part of the Rapid Rehousing Pathway to have a positive impact on rough sleeping numbers and on the entire pathway.  This is a permanent, full time role.

 

Salary: SCALE 6, POINT 26-28, £22,824 – £24,350 PER ANNUM

 

Closing Date: 25th June, midday

Since 2017, with the introduction of the Homeless Reduction Act, Local authorities were required to further develop their Prevention and Relief of homelessness by introducing additional statutory duties to assist all who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  With the Rough Sleeper Initiative (RSI) funding introduced in 2018 this was extended to provide a bespoke young person’s outreach navigation service, aimed at reducing the levels of young people sleeping rough in the city.

 

St Basils has been commissioned to deliver the Rapid Rehousing Youth Navigator to provide a service to young people found to be rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping in Birmingham. 

 

The main purpose of the role is:

 

  • To engage with rough sleepers to enable risk and needs assessments to be carried out to identify and manage any risks and needs identified.
  • To support young people to remain in their home or secure alternative suitable accommodation to prevent rough sleeping.
  • To work in partnership with statutory and voluntary agencies in order to ensure needs are met.
  • To cultivate positive social circles and be better equipped to maintain their accommodation and independence and avoid returning to the street.
  • To support young people in their recovery to find employment, undertake training and develop budgeting skills.

 

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

  • 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.

 

Progression Coach

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Do you have the compassion and resilience needed to work with challenging behaviours and complex needs? If so, we welcome you to apply for the role of Progression Coach, where you will offer practical and emotional care to young homeless people at one of our projects in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham.

 

This is a full time, permanent role.

 

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

 

Closing Date: 29th June, 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
  • 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.

 

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 Pathways Coordinator

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We would like to appoint a Homeless Prevention Pathways Coordinator (HPPC) specifically for Care Leavers at risk of homelessness to ensure a targeted and dedicated resource.

The Homeless Prevention Pathways Coordinator approach is an integral element of Birmingham’s positive pathways framework and Care Leavers framework. The Homeless Prevention Pathways Coordinator will also form an extension of the St Basils Youth Hub, providing a targeted approach to the prevention of homelessness for care leavers.

 

Salary: £22,824 – £24,350 PER ANNUM PRO RATA

 

Closing date: 29th June, midday

St Basils is funded in partnership with Birmingham Children’s Trust, Birmingham Youth Offending Service (YOS), and Housing Department to meet their key objectives and to prevent youth homelessness.

Birmingham Children’s Trust (BCT) have secured funding from MHCLG/DFE for young people rough sleeping or at high risk of rough sleeping. This funding will have a focus on the “Prevention” of Care Leavers rough sleeping by:

  • Working closely with Personal Advisors to identify those care leavers precariously housed and needing additional support to maintain their current accommodation or source alternatives.
  • Preventing care leavers becoming homeless, having a strong trajectory to the streets or rough sleeping in the first instance.
  • Providing a swift response to those found to be rough sleeping regardless of which local authority they present from.

We would like to appoint a Homeless Prevention Pathways Coordinator (HPPC) specifically for Care Leavers at risk of homelessness to ensure a targeted and dedicated resource.

The Homeless Prevention Pathways Coordinator approach is an integral element of Birmingham’s positive pathways framework and Care Leavers framework. The Homeless Prevention Pathways Coordinator will also form an extension of the St Basils Youth Hub, providing a targeted approach to the prevention of homelessness for care leavers.

 

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

  1. To assist young people before there is a risk of homelessness within 56 days. However, in those exceptional circumstances where this is not possible the Homeless Prevention Pathways Coordinator will assist Personal Advisers and young people to navigate their way through the statutory homeless process.
  2. To be a key point of contact for the Personal Advisor’s seeking advice and assistance on housing for young people.
  3. Provide tailored advice, guidance and support to care leavers around their housing options and other issues that they may face.

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.

 

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.

 

Online Fundraising Executive

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If you are looking for an opportunity to make an impact this could be the role for you. We have an exciting opportunity for an Online Fundraising Executive to deliver a key aspect of the fundraising objectives of St Basils to the online world.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all St Basils online fundraising channels.  This is a full time, permanent role.

 

Salary: £22,824– £24,350 Per annum, pro rata

 

Closing Date: 21st June, 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:

  • To support the events manager in delivering the digital marketing required for offline events
  • To support the head of Fundraising and Communications in the development and implementation of St Basils online fundraising strategy
  • To manage online fundraising channels and maximise potential revenue from these sources
  • To identify new ways in which to fundraise online as new systems emerge

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:

  • Fundraising through online channels
  • Experienced with CMS
  • Sound experience of IT systems

 

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

 

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 Coordinator

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Do you have the compassion and resilience needed to work with challenging behaviours and complex needs? If so, we welcome you to apply for the role of Progression Coordinator – Support and Empowerment where you will offer practical and emotional care to young homeless people based in Coventry.  

 

Salary: £22,824 – 24,350 per annum, pro rata

 

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

 

Closing Date: 21st June 2021, midday

“They pride themselves on their work ethic and friendly support so you really feel like you have someone that cares for you when they’re working with you.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    -Current St Basils Resident

 

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 help support the needs of young people within a new St Basils service.

Key activities specific to the role include:

  • To lead and participate in the delivery of services to young people
  • To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.
  • To support young people to make their voices heard and enable them to participate and in the management of the service

The ideal candidate will hold:

  • NVQ 4 in Care, Advice and Guidance or other relevant subject
  • 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.
  • Experience of working with and delivering a service through payments by outcomes PBO or PBR.

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

  • 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

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

 

Please note: CVs are not accepted.

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

Progression Coach

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Do you have the compassion and resilience needed to work with challenging behaviours and complex needs? If so, we welcome you to apply for the role of Progression Coach, where you will offer practical and emotional care to young homeless people at one of our projects based in Coventry.

 

This is a permanent, full time role.

 

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

 

Closing Date: 21st June, 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
  • 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.

 

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.

 

Employee Relations Officer

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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Employee Relations Officer to join the HR team to offer support with Employee Relations, Absence Management and Health & Wellbeing.  If you enjoy managing a varied workload in a fast paced environment then this could be the opportunity you are looking for.  This role is based from our Head Office in Digbeth, offering the flexibility to have a mix of office based and home based working.

 

 

Salary: £22,824 – 24,350 per annum, pro rata

 

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

 

Closing Date: 29th June 2021, 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 help support the needs of young people within a new St Basils service.

Key activities specific to the role include:

  • Provide an operational level of support to St Basils Managers in Employee Relations issues providing expert professional advice.
  • To manage formal and informal case work, supporting disciplinary and grievance cases, absence management and health and wellbeing.
  • Maintain and review sickness and absence processes and procedures ensuring stages set out in the policy are adhered to in a fair and consistent manner.

The ideal candidate will hold:

  • Level 5 CIPD qualified or other related qualification
  • Experience within a HR environment in a similar role

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

  • 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

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

 

Please note: CVs are not accepted.

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

Cover Worker

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St Basils has opportunities for Cover Workers in Coventry, Warwickshire and North Worcestershire to offer short term and occasionally short notice professional support to our young people.

 

Salary: £9.50 Per Hour

 

Closing Date: 29th June 2021, 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:

 

  • £9.50 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. 

 

 

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.

Cleaner

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St Basils has an opportunity for a Cleaner based at our Stechford and Yardley sites. This is a permanent, part time (24.5 Hours) contract.

 

Salary:  £18,525 pro-rata, per annum (£9.50 per hour).

 

Closing date: 30th June, 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 provide a clean and safe environment to young people.

 

Key activities specific to the role include:

  • To clean rooms e.g. bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens etc.
  • To clean beds and cot mattresses, furniture, doors, blinds curtains, woodwork, lamp shades, fans, radiators, windows and frames.
  • To replenish cleaning supplies and restock items such as toilet rolls, paper towels and soap.

 

The ideal candidates will:

  • Be professional and organised.
  • Hold a driving licence and have access to a vehicle.
  • Have the ability to work quickly and thoroughly.
  • Have a good understanding of COSSH

 

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

  • 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

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

 

Please note: CVs are not accepted.

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

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