Private Rented Sector (PRS) Coordinator

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 150 staff and 250 volunteers. Its mission is to end local homelessness.

Turning Tides in partnership with Horsham District Council and Mid Sussex District Council have secured funding from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government through the rough sleeper initiative for a specialist Private Rented Sector Coordinator.

This new role has been developed to provide a dedicated resource to clients in Horsham and Mid Sussex to both secure PRS accommodation and to support clients in becoming tenancy ready to ensure they are able to successfully maintain accommodation and thrive in their local community.

This role will seek to secure and retain PRS accommodation for those in emergency and temporary accommodation, those rough sleeping or vulnerably housed and those who are in supported accommodation, who are ready to live more independently.

Turning Tides are seeking applications from dynamic individuals who have a passion for good customer service, combined with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and are able to engage proactively with landlords. You will be proactive, using your own initiative and creative in your approach to work.

In return, Turning Tides’ offer flexible working arrangements, including the option to work from home, use of a pool car, an in depth training programme and monthly reflective practice.

Due to the need to travel for the role, the successful applicant must have a full driving license.

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from the website.

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the right and send to: recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk. Please note Turning Tides do not accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: Friday 25 June 2021 (midday)

Interview date: Friday 02 July 2021

No agencies please.

Turning Tides aims to create an environment which respects and welcomes everyone and is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities it serves. The organisation values, respects and celebrates diversity. Turning Tides encourages applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history.

Turning Tides are a ‘Covid-secure’ employer and have taken all necessary measures to protect employees in line with the latest Government guidance and the Coronovirus Act 2020. Additional information and advice, including an individual employee Covid-19 risk-assessment will be carried out prior to commencement of employment.

Turning Tides supports the #FlexFrom1st campaign and gives the right to request flexible working from day one of employment.

Please be aware of Turning Tides’ Privacy Policy, which is available to view by visiting: https://www.turning-tides.org.uk/about-us/privacy-policy/

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please note that Turning Tides will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from the organisation within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

                       

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Private Rented Sector (PRS) Coordinator

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Location:

Horsham and Mid Sussex with some travel needed across West Sussex (mileage paid)

Contract:

37.5 hours per week
Flexible working arrangements will be considered, including the option for some home working

Salary:

£27,841.24 per annum

Closing date:

25th June 2021

Interview date:

2nd July 2021
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Support us to make a difference​

Millions of people in England are only one pay cheque away from being homeless.

Turning Tides have provided support to thousands of local men and women in West Sussex for almost 30 years.

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. Our support services empower people to find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

Together we can make a difference and end homelessness where you live.

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