Housing First Co-ordinator at St Mungo’s

Are you passionate about making a lasting difference to the lives of vulnerable adults? About the role The Brighton Housing First service aims to support clients with multiple needs by sourcing independent tenancies and providing intensive support to, by adopting a flexible, creative and personalised approach, the service aims to support individuals to manage their tenancies in the community and rebuild their lives.

In the role of Housing First Coordinator you will:

- Work closely with the Service Manager to develop; and ensure the effective day to day running of the service.
- Line manage and provide essential support and supervision to a team of Housing First Workers, to ensure they can provide a consistent and person centred service to clients.
- Build and maintain strong relationships and work in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
- Potentially carry a small caseload of Housing First clients.

What we’re looking for
This role will suit someone who is passionate; and committed to the overall aims and objectives of the Housing First service with:
- Experience of working with vulnerable people with complex needs and supporting a service delivery team.
- Experience of motivating and empowering staff and/or volunteers to take responsibility for delivering a high quality service to a vulnerable client group.
- The ability to work in a multiagency team and build positive relationships with a wide range of people.
- Knowledge and understanding of the housing and support needs of homeless people, and the ability to manage complex and difficult situations in relation to people.
- Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to effectively prioritise your own time and workload to meet a number of different and competing tasks in a sometimes pressurised environment.

What we offer
Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
• We hold Investors in People Gold accreditation – one of just 3% of Housing Associations to achieve this. 82% of staff who took part in the survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
• We are committed to developing all of our staff via routes such as secondments, transfers and promotion. In 2019 35% of our vacancies were filled by

A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
• Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work.
• We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are

Flexible Working and Other Benefits
• We are committed to maintaining your work/life balance. We offer 25 days annual leave, and operate a very popular Flexi Time scheme, which allows you to supplement your annual leave entitlement. After 5 years, staff annual leave entitlement increases to 28 days.
• St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.

What we do
At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.

How to apply
To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.
To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the ‘document available’ tab at the top of the advert page on our website

Closing date: 10am on 24 August
Interview and assessments on: 6 September, to take place via video call

It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

More info
Date added

5th August 2021


St Mungo's

Deadline for applications

24th Aug 2021


£29,577 - £32,910

Hours per week



Support Work / Caring

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