Help refugees in Nottingham
Nottinghamshire YMCA is a growing and thriving organisation, supporting more people than ever to get back on their feet and into supported housing through our Housing Service.
We are looking for a passionate, dedicated, person to join our Housing team as a Refugee Tenancy Sustainment Officer, based at our hostel for ages 18+ on Shakespeare Street in Nottingham City Centre.
You will be the expert in supporting refugee residents to engage in our Resident Journey and gain key tenancy sustainment skills to achieve independent living. You will be someone who can interact with people from all walks of life, providing regular outreach services to refugees in out hostels and transitional houses and aiding in life skills session like cooking budget management, DIY etc.
As well as supporting our refugee residents face to face, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining effective partnerships with Refugee Community Organisations (RCOs), permanent housing providers and other external support services for the Refugee community. You will support the Housing Manager in publicising refugee projects and network with appropriate organisations to inform them of the services that we offer to refugees.
Organisation is key to this role and your caring and professional service user focus will be second to none. It is crucial that you are flexible in your approach, to ensure that our service users’ needs are met and that you are able to fully support them on their journey to independence.
If you are passionate about upholding our mission and supporting refugees with our core values of Care, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility, please apply and become part of our team.
This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check (which we will pay for) and registration with the DBS Update Service.
For an applicant pack please visit our website nottsymca.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0115 9489821.
Please note we are unable to accept CV’s unless accompanied by a completed covering letter.