Closing date: 14 April 2021 at 11.30 pm Do you have got demonstrable current expertise of offering housing recommendation and dealing with susceptible folks and/or folks with a number of and complicated wants and an actual need to assist others? Then be a part of Shelter as a Community Housing Adviser and you may quickly be enjoying a key function inside an thrilling new Children & Families centered initiative. About Shelter A house is a basic human want, as important as schooling or healthcare. Yet thousands and thousands of individuals throughout Britain battle every day with homelessness, dangerous housing situations, hovering rents, discrimination and the specter of eviction. So, we’re striving for change, with people, in communities, throughout society, and main the best way to a protected house. We want bold, best-in-class people who’re obsessed with our trigger to affix us at this thrilling time. This is your probability to play a component within the basic change we’re striving to realize. At Shelter we’re united by our objective to defend the appropriate to a protected house. Our enemy is the social injustice on the core of the escalating housing emergency. We imagine that to win that combat, we have to be consultant of the folks we’re right here to assist and people who assist our motion for change. In all our folks choices, we take delight in being inclusive, honest, equitable and clear. We have dedicated to fight racism each inside and out of doors Shelter and welcome you on our journey to turning into a really anti-racist organisation. About the teamPart of a three-year funded challenge supported by Children in Need and the Garfield Weston Foundation till March 2024, the Children & Families service gives tailor-made assist to households who usually do not get assist by normal routes. Our focus is on studying from the experiences these households have and letting the voices of households and kids experiencing homelessness and poor housing form what we do. We additionally work intently in partnership with different area people teams and different organisations to make sure we offer the absolute best assist. About the roleProviding assist to households who’re going through housing and associated welfare advantages and debt points, you will work collaboratively with area people teams and businesses to establish and deal with the frequent housing limitations that native communities face. As nicely as figuring out and addressing housing wants, additionally, you will ensure that households can entry acceptable hub companies, e.g. authorized illustration and intensive assist, when required. And, with regards to signposting and referring households to different companies, when acceptable, once more we’ll depend on you. Put merely, you will be a key a part of the change we wish to see for kids and households, collaborating with colleagues within the hub as essential to develop and ship the perfect recommendation and assist. We are glad to speak about versatile working, private progress, and to advertise a office the place you might be your self and obtain success primarily based solely in your benefit. About you Proactive, artistic and commercially conscious, your confirmed related expertise has given you a great understanding of safeguarding and dealing with youngsters and households. You even have a great monitor file of offering recommendation and are used to making ready, planning and delivering briefings and group work classes. What’s extra, you take pleasure in working collaboratively and are nice at constructing efficient working relationships, each with service customers and quite a lot of stakeholders. Someone who values and respects others’ opinions, equally, you are not afraid to problem the established order and introduce new concepts, the place acceptable, to assist enhance the best way we do issues. Last however not least, you are proficient utilizing Microsoft Office purposes, whereas the power to sort is fascinating. Benefits We provide a variety of advantages, together with 30 days of annual depart, enhanced household pleasant insurance policies, pension and curiosity free journey loans. Our staff even have entry to a tenancy deposit mortgage, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an worker help programme. Shelter helps thousands and thousands of individuals yearly battling dangerous housing or homelessness by our recommendation, assist and authorized companies. And we marketing campaign to ensure that, someday, nobody must flip to us for assist. We’re right here so nobody has to combat dangerous housing or homelessness on their very own. To discover out extra in regards to the function and the advantages of working for Shelter please go to our web site. Apply to be a part of our workforce and be the change you wish to see in society. Safeguarding is everybody’s enterprise. Shelter is dedicated to defending the well being, wellbeing and human rights of these we assist, and enabling them to reside free from hurt, abuse and neglect. All our employees can be anticipated to watch skilled requirements of behaviour and conduct their work according to our Safeguarding Policies. Shelter doesn’t settle for unsolicited CVs from exterior recruitment businesses nor settle for the charges related to them.