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Safety and Response Officer

Contract

36 Hours Per Week (waking nights and weekend shifts)

Salary

£25,984 (this includes £1,155 enhancement for working unsocial hours on a rota basis)

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Job Description

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Closing date

Monday 17 June 2024

 

Safety and Response Officer

Salary: £25,984 (this includes £1,155 enhancement for working unsocial hours on a rota basis)

Hours: 36 hours per week (waking nights and weekend shifts)

Contract: Permanent

Action Homeless is seeking a Safety and Response Officer to join it’s small team to work across a variety of our services for the homeless within the City.

Action Homeless is committed to ending the cycle of homelessness and the Safety and Response Officers play a vital role in ensuring everyone has a decent and safe place to call home.

This fantastic opportunity will see you support our services, mainly out of hours as a waking night worker, to maintain the safety for our clients and security of our properties.

As a safety and response officer you will ……..

  • Respond to any emergency situations that occur by attending sites during out of hours call outs.
  • Provide a welcoming, responsive and proactive presence to our customers and visitors ensuring their safety and the safety of the buildings is upheld.
  • Carry out checks and regular patrols of the buildings, responding to any incidents and involving emergency services as and when is necessary.
  • Monitor and operate our CCTV systems across multiple sites and our door entry systems
  • Responsible for Health and Safety inspection whilst on duty, taking action when required and for implementing fire and fire alarm procedures including evacuation

To be successful you require………

  • An approachable manner with the ability to remain calm.
  • Ability to operate CCTV systems and security equipment
  • Ability to operate smart phone technology and use ICT equipment for completion of reports and records
  • Understand Health and Safety
  • Ability to work as part of team but be as equally comfortable working alone
  • Clear communication skills and the ability to manage time and prioritise
  • Must be able to drive and have access to own vehicle

What Action Homeless can offer you……

  • Investment in time and resources into your training and development
  • An attractive salary with benefit entitlements
  • Working within an organisation where we support each other and are always looking to continuously improve
  • Access to Employee Assist Programme and resilience training
  • Opportunities to join colleagues in social events

Closing date for applications is Monday 17th June 2024

 

 

Housing Support Volunteer

Contract

Within office hours (timings negotiable)

Salary

Voluntary role

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Role Description

Application form

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Aaliyah Lawrence-Browne

Alternatively, you can request the role details and application form to be posted to you by calling 0116 2211851

Closing date

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with excellent organisational and people skills, to volunteer their time as a Housing Support Volunteer. Our Wellbeing Hub, Engage, is reopening thanks to a grant from the Severn Trent Community Fund and we are putting in place a team of volunteers to support with various activities and bring the space back to life.

You’ll be part of creating a welcoming and inclusive environment to people who are experiencing homelessness, delivering a varied programme of events and activities which help to break the cycle of homelessness.

Community Living Room Volunteer

Contract

Within office hours (timings negotiable)

Salary

Voluntary role

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Role Description

Application form

Email to

Aaliyah Lawrence-Browne 

Alternatively, you can request the role details and application form to be posted to you by calling 0116 2211851

Closing date

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with excellent organisational and people skills, to volunteer their time as a Community Living Room Volunteer. Our Wellbeing Hub, Engage, is reopening thanks to a grant from the Severn Trent Community Fund and we are putting in place a team of volunteers to support with various activities and bring the space back to life.

You’ll be part of creating a welcoming and inclusive environment to people who are experiencing homelessness, delivering a varied programme of events and activities which help to break the cycle of homelessness.

Sessional Worker

Contract

Zero hours contract

Salary

Salary £11.00 per hour

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Job description

Application form

Email to

Aaliyah Lawrence-Browne

Alternatively, you can request the job details and application form to be posted to you by calling 0116 2211851

Closing date

Zero hours contract

We are looking to recruit bright and enthusiastic sessional workers to cover various shifts at our properties. This post offers ad-hoc work to cover staff absences.

You will need a general understanding of homelessness and the issues that our service users face, be able to work at short notice across a variety of shifts day and night. You will also need to be flexible and adaptable in different job roles as you will have various duties from working in the kitchen to dealing with rent payments.