Registered charity no. 1132349

​​Contact us:

01274 900764

contact@hopehousing.org.uk

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Hope Housing

Millside House

131 Grattan Road

Bradford

BD1 2HS

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Positive Pathways out of Homelessness Worker - October 2019

This is a very exciting opportunity to join the Hope Housing team as we are growing!

We are recruiting a full-time support worker to assist us in ending homelessness in Bradford. 

We would also consider part-time applications for no less than 2.5 days p.w.

This exciting ‘Pathways out of Homelessness Worker’ post has been developed in partnership with and is partly funded by the Church Urban Fund and the Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation through Wellsprings.  We have also received grants from the Safer Communities Fund and National Lottery to provide outreach support for homeless EEA migrants with addiction issues and to connect clients into a range of social support.  As well as supporting our existing work this post enables us to further extend our services to provide further crisis and short-term interventions to a wider range of clients experiencing/or at risk of homelessness ensuring that clients accessing our services develop skills and resilience to live a sustainable life.   

Please find more information here.

Closing Date: Midnight, Thursday 14th November 2019

Shortlisting: Friday 15th November

Interview date: Tuesday 19th November

 

Salary: £20,495p.a.; £10.51 per hour; Hours: 37.5 hrs per week; Contract: Open ended; Clearance required: Enhanced DBS check


 

Voluntary Management Committee Members / Trustees

We are looking for new members to join our dynamic Management Committee/Trustee board. In particular, we are looking for

 

  • someone with an accountancy/financial management background to take over the role of Treasurer.

 

However, the key qualities we need are people who are committed and passionate about what we are trying to achieve.

Hope Housing is a registered Christian charity working with people experiencing homelessness in Bradford.  Our aim is to end rough sleeping in Bradford by eradicating homelessness through the provision of a range of services including crisis management, advice and advocacy and supported housing. Hope Housing currently has 17 supported bed places in 8 properties across the city.  We are extremely well respected across the Bradford District and have an excellent track record of effective delivery and partnership working around issues such as homelessness, street begging, destitution and to assist those with multiple needs.

These are voluntary roles, which would require attending up to 6 Management Committee meetings per year.  To obtain further information, please email contact@hopehousing.org.uk or telephone 01274 900764.

If you are interested in becoming a Trustee you should first read the guidance from the Charity Commission ('Charity trustee: what’s involved') to ensure you are eligible. 

 

Hope Housing Management Committee Member /

Trustee Role Description

 

Overall

The Board of Trustees are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, developing the organisation’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.

 

General responsibilities

  • To ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.

  • To ensure that the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document.

  • To ensure that the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objectives (the charity must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objectives, no matter how worthwhile or charitable those activities are).

  • To contribute actively to the board of trustees’ role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets, and evaluating performance against agreed targets.

  • To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation.

  • To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation.

  • To ensure the financial stability of the organisation.

  • To protect and manage the property of the charity and to ensure the proper investment of the charity’s funds.

  • If the charity employs staff, to appoint staff in conjunction with the other trustees and monitor his/her performance.

  • to act within the framework of values, ethos, policies and procedures set by the trustees.

 

Qualities

  • Ability to communicate clearly

  • Commitment to the organisation

  • Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort

  • Ability to think creatively

  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team

  • Practising Christian or willing to promote Christian beliefs through the work of Hope Housing