(1)Housing Support & Sanctuary Scheme Caseworker (Female*) or (2)Housing Team Leader (Female*)

(1)Housing Support & Sanctuary Scheme Caseworker (Female*) or (2)Housing Team Leader (Female*)

Closing date: Sunday 28th July, 2024

Salary: £30,530 (1) or £37,330 (2)

Hours: 30 per week

Quote reference: HSC072401 or HTL072402

RISE is pleased to be seeking candidates for a skilled professional within our housing team. We are offering EITHER a Caseworker role OR a Team Leader Role. The post is funded until the end of August 2025, with extension possible depending on funding.

Option One: Housing Support & Sanctuary Scheme Caseworker

This role will suit you if you like the idea of problem-solving housing challenges with vulnerable victims of domestic abuse and have relevant experience of support work and/or are familiar with housing-related issues. You will be part of a small team helping survivors to secure appropriate housing and to enhance the security of their living arrangements via the Sanctuary scheme with the help of funding from Brighton & Hove Council and our dedicated security contractors. The post will suit a proactive, empowering, and collaborative worker.

Option Two: Senior Housing Support & Sanctuary Scheme Caseworker / Team Leader

This post will deliver support as above whilst also co-ordinating and leading the Housing Team, providing management support, casework guidance, and working as an integral part of RISE’s management team.

All posts at RISE are subject to available funds.

We offer hybrid working with some requirements to be onsite. We believe in creating a positive environment where our differences are respected and each of us feels valued for our contribution.

We'll send you the interview questions in advance if you're shortlisted. This is because we want you to be well-prepared and confident during the interview.

For information or support with the application process please email [email protected]

Closing date: 28 July 2024

Interview date: 6 & 7 August 2024

* This post is only open to female applicants as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

The successful candidate will join a highly regarded women-led, women-centred, and trauma-informed charity with almost 30-years track record in violence against women and girls (VAWG) and LGBT Domestic Abuse.

RISE is committed to ending racism and has signed up to the Ending Racism in VAWG commitments: https://www.endingracisminvawg.org/

We are committed to actively holding anti-racist values and practices and nurturing the contributions from Black and minoritised women within the sector to grow Black and minoritised women in leadership roles.

RISE is a Disability Confident and Mindful Employer working actively to create a staff team to better reflect our community. We do this by encouraging black and minorities and disabled women to apply for this role with a guaranteed interview to all women meeting this description that meet the person specification required.

On appointment you will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

Benefits that we can offer in return:

  • Living Wage Employer
  • 3% employer contribution pension.
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 27 days’ annual leave rising to 29 after 5 years plus bank holidays.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Focus on well-being and balancing flexible working alongside RISE’s priorities.
  • Committed to training and learning opportunities for continuous development. Trauma Focussed wellbeing support.

For all the information on how to apply please use the links below:

  1. Information on RISE
  2. Job Description-Person Specification for Housing Support & Sanctuary Caseworker
  3. Job Description-Person Specification for Housing Team Leader
  4. Privacy Statement with Application Form HSC072401 Please complete and return
  5. Privacy Statement with Application Form HTL072402 Please complete and return
  6. Equality Monitoring Form. Please complete and return