Applications are invited for the post of part-time HOMELINK Client Manager. The post is a job share, requiring 15 hours over two days per week minimum, plus the ability to work some overtime at times of peak service demand.

The Client Managers are responsible to the Board of Trustees of HOMELINK for running the HOMELINK service. The main duties are assessing new applicants, arranging loan agreements, liaising with Housing Officers / other local support services, and ongoing client support.

HOMELINK is a registered Charity offering interest-free loans for deposit and advance rent to those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness, so they can access private rented accommodation. We also give grants for emergency accommodation and essential furniture items. HOMELINK works in partnership with Lewes District Council (Housing Solutions) and many other organisations including Children’s, Probation and CAB Services, as well as local young people’s homes, women’s refuges, GPs and job centres. A volunteer organises grants for emergency accommodation and essential furniture items. The person appointed will need to have, or gain, a good knowledge of Lewes District and its housing or support services, and to be in sympathy with the Christian values which underlie the work of HOMELINK. They will need to enjoy a challenging role and to learn quickly.

The job is based mainly in the HOMELINK office in Lewes; there is occasional travel to interview clients in Newhaven. The salary for this part-time appointment is £12,870 per annum. The Application Form, Job Description & Personal Specification, together with further information about HOMELINK, can be obtained from HOMELINK’s website www.leweshomelink.org.uk .

Completed application forms should be emailed to jobs@leweshomelink.org.uk to arrive no later than 10th January 2022. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 25th January at the HOMELINK office in Lewes.

HOMELINK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application form

Job Description & Personal Specification