Night Shelter Team Leader – Part-Time
Turn your passion into practise by working with a team of people to provide a safe overnight space for those who have found themselves to be homeless.
Winter Night Shelter 2019/2020
Part-Time Vacancy for a Team Leader
£11.00 per hour
FirmFoundation is a registered charity in Harrow, which offers support to those single individuals experiencing hardship and distress due to homelessness and poverty.
We are looking to employ two part-time Team Leaders for our Night Shelter from the 9th December 2019 to the 3th of April 2020.
You will work some afternoons and evenings until 21:30 including some weekends. You will start before the Night Shelter begins, during this period your hours will be during the day. With the opening of the Shelter 30th December 2019 to 31st March 2020. Hours from the 1st to the 3rd of April will be during the day.
Brief Job Description
You will be confident in managing up to 8 female and 12 male guests and ensuring that the volunteer experience is successful. The Shelter is located in a community centre with the female guest staying overnight at a nearby venue. You will possess good organisational skills and be able to manage your time effectively and flexibly. The successful applicant will work well within a wider team. You will receive supervison from the Shelter Manager and require a clear DBS check.
A good understanding of confidentiality, implementing polices and good record keeping are also expected.
You will be expected to:
Coordinate and implement the ministry of FF to homeless and disadvantaged people (guests), including both hands-on work and also support provided by volunteers.
Open and oversee the Night Shelter premises with responsibility for access and key holders.
Set up appropriate safety procedures and monitor adherence to such procedures at all activity events to ensure minimal physical risk to clients and volunteers.
Organise support measures for homeless and disadvantaged people using facilities provided by FF or other cooperating organisations.
Receive Supervision from the Shelter Manager
Liaise with the local teams involved with the Shelter
Please send your CV and a Covering Letter