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At Church Urban Fund we're passionate about helping individuals and communities throughout England to flourish and enjoy life to the full. Why not join us?

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Current vacancies

Programme Manager, Relational Homelessness Project

We're seeking a pro-active and professional Programme Manager, for a part time (21-28 hours a week), 6 month fixed term contract to cover parental leave.

The Wayfinder programme, is a Community-led homelessness prevention programme launched in 2022. It is specifically designed to help people in insecure housing or at risk of homelessness to move forward in life. The programme, run through community partners in Manchester, Leicester and Nottingham, aims to support clients would benefit from support from volunteer community mentors and/or case workers to overcome social isolation and related barriers to tenancy sustainment. It connects people with activities and opportunities in their community and provides practical support through the ups and downs of recovery from homelessness or insecure housing.

The Programme Manager will be responsible for the management, and development of the programme. This includes maintaining strong partnerships with delivery partners, funders, referral agencies, external evaluators, internal stakeholders, and support functions to maximise the positive impact of our work. They will develop and maintaining the educational content and supporting tools and support regional coordinators (managed by and embedded with our regional partners) to ensure the programme maintains its high standards while increasing its reach.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in poverty alleviation, preferably within the homelessness sector, or experience in a volunteer management role within a multi-agency environment and developing partnerships.

This home-based role offers flexibility but will require occasional travel to key locations including London, Nottingham, Manchester, and Leicester. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of those at risk of homelessness and have the relevant experience, we encourage you to apply.

The legal employer for this post will be the Church Urban Fund, which currently consists of The Together Network, Near Neighbours and the Just Finance Foundation as subsidiaries. CUF is an inclusive organisation with a diverse workforce, where diversity is seen as an asset to our organisation, helping us to create an inclusive, welcoming environment for all.

To apply: please send/email an up-to-date CV and covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience, relating to the listed responsibilities and person specification to:

HR Manager, Church Urban Fund, The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, Vauxhall, London, SE11 5RR


Closing date: 9am Tuesday 23rd July 2024.

Church Urban Fund is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.

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Programme Manager - Relational Homelessness Project

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