Applications are invited for the post of HOMELINK Client Manager. The post is a job share, requiring up to 30 hours per week, the hours and days worked to be agreed with the right applicant.

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 between £28,080 for a 30 hour week and £14,040 for a 15 hour week.

The Application Form

Job Description & Personal Specification

Completed application forms should be emailed to jobs@leweshomelink.org.uk to arrive no later than 22nd July 2022. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 26th July at the HOMELINK office in Lewes.

HOMELINK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.