Vacancies

Location: South East London

Salary: Up to £22,000

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

Closing date: 5pm 03/08/2020

About us:

Quo Vadis Trust (QVT) is a small charity in South East London. We provide housing to people with mental health issues. QVT currently provides homes to approximately one hundred and fifty people in South East London. Our range of supported housing helps each individual client to maximise their independence and enhance their recovery

Job purpose:

At QVT the wellbeing of our clients is of the utmost importance, which is why, as Floating Support Officer (Housing) you will provide support to a dedicated caseload across our Lewisham schemes in partnership with a Housing Manager, Senior Housing Officer and other Housing Officers in order to constantly improve all aspects of our service as we strive to achieve and maintain excellence across our organisation.

You should be a great problem-solver who is able to generate innovative ways to help constantly improve QVT services. You must be an excellent communicator and have the skills to motivate and inspire your team and our clients.

About you:

To be considered for the Floating Support Officer (Housing) role you must have excellent interpersonal skills. In addition the following key skills and experience are applicable:

  • Full, clean UK Driving Licence with access to own vehicle
  • Numerate and Literate to GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Experience working in a social housing environment is desirable (training will be provided)
  • Experience working in the mental health sector or other supportive environments (training will be provided)
  • Computer literate, familiarity with Microsoft packages, and experience using a client management database
  • Awareness of current housing issues and tenancy sustainment is desirable
  • Demonstrable customer service experience
  • Knowledge of welfare benefits related to housing is desirable
  • Good, clear, verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to relate to clients
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate a conscientious and dedicated attitude
  • Ability to  work on own initiative and a commitment to team working
  • Awareness of issues faced by people with mental health issues
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Willingness to undertake further training
  • Be prepared to work unsociable hours in accordance with 24/7 shift rota
  • Has Enhanced DBS clearance

Benefits: 

Pension scheme; Health Care Plan; Free access to bereavement and stress helplines; Free flu jabs / eye tests' 'Recommend a friend' bonus; Generous holiday allowance; Training and qualifications offered; Opportunities for career progression

Our commitment to diversity: 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are committed to tackling systemic inequalities by being proactive in creating opportunities for people from under-represented groups. With this in mind we welcome applications from all ethnic backgrounds, religions, gender identifications and sexual orientations, and from anyone who considers themselves to have a disability.

Shortlisting will be from 04/08/2020 and interviews will start from w/c 17/08/2020.

To view the full job description, please click here

We are only interested in hearing from candidates that are based either in South East London or within a short commutable distance.

If you would like to be a part of the QVT team and help make a difference, please fill out an application form here, and send it, along with your CV and supporting letter outlining your suitability for the role based on the job description and person specification, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Location: South East London

Salary: £10.75/hr for Lewisham & Croydon, £9.63/hr for Sidcup

Contract Type: Zero hours

Application deadline: 5pm 03/08/2020

About us:

Quo Vadis Trust is a specialist housing charity operating in South East London. We provide a service to people whose mental health has deteriorated and who need support with their housing, providing a home to over 150 clients. The range of support both on and off the premises helps each individual client to maximise their independence.

The purpose of QVT is to Support Recovery, Maximise Independence and Build Community.

Job purpose:

Work may be offered to you on an hourly, daily, weekly or other basis, and you will be expected to help provide an effective, efficient, responsive and client-focused housing management service for our clients who have varying mental health issues and a range of diagnoses. This includes:

  • health and safety checks,
  • support planning,
  • liaison with other agencies,
  • signposting and enabling clients to achieve recovery-based goals using a collaborative approach.

 You may be offered work at any of our schemes across South-East London.

Hours: 

We offer a 24 hour service. Therefore, hours offered may be during the day, night, weekends or bank holidays. Work will be offered to you on an ‘ad hoc’, first come first served basis as and when there is a requirement for work to be done. Occasionally we may contact you by telephone to offer you work at short notice. You are free to accept or decline such offers of work.  You are not guaranteed continuous work and we are under no obligation to offer you further or particular periods of work. If there is a shortage of work our use of your services will cease without payment. No contract shall exist between the company and yourself in the periods between agreed periods of work.

About you:

To be considered for this role you must have excellent interpersonal skills. In addition the following key skills and experience are applicable:

  • Numerate and Literate to GCSE or equivalent standard
  • Experience working in a social housing environment is desirable (training will be provided)
  • Experience working in the mental health sector or other supportive environments (training will be provided)
  • Computer literate, familiarity with Microsoft packages, and experience using a client management database
  • Awareness of current housing issues and tenancy sustainment is desirable
  • Demonstrable customer service experience
  • Knowledge of welfare benefits related to housing is desirable
  • Good, clear, verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to relate to clients
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate a conscientious and dedicated attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative and a commitment to team working
  • Awareness of issues faced by people with mental health issues
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Willingness to undertake further training
  • Be prepared to work unsociable hours in accordance with 24/7 shift rota
  • Has Enhanced DBS clearance

Benefits: 

Pension scheme; Health Care Plan; Free access to bereavement and stress helplines; Free flu jabs / eye tests; 'Recommend a friend' bonus; Generous holiday allowance; Training and qualifications offered; Opportunities for career progression.

Our commitment to diversity: 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are committed to tackling systemic inequalities by being proactive in creating opportunities for people from under-represented groups. With this in mind we welcome applications from all ethnic backgrounds, religions, gender identifications and sexual orientations, and from anyone who considers themselves to have a disability.

Shortlisting will be from 04/08/2020 and interviews will start from w/c 17/08/2020.

We are only interested in hearing from candidates that are based either in South East London or within a short commutable distance.

If you would like to be a part of the QVT team and help make a difference, please fill out an application form here, and send it, along with your CV and supporting letter, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Location: South East London

Salary: Up to £22,000

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

Application deadline: 5pm 03/08/2020

About us:

Quo Vadis Trust (QVT) is a small charity in South East London. We provide housing to people with mental health issues. QVT currently provides homes to approximately one hundred and fifty people in South East London. Our range of supported housing helps each individual client to maximise their independence and enhance their recovery

Job purpose:

At QVT the wellbeing of our clients is of the utmost importance, which is why, as Housing Officer you will work in partnership with a Housing Manager, Senior Housing Officer and other Housing Officers to constantly improve all aspects of our service as we strive to achieve and maintain excellence across our organisation.

You should be a great problem-solver who is able to generate innovative ways to help constantly improve QVT services. You must be an excellent communicator and have the skills to motivate and inspire your team and our clients.

About you:

To be considered for the Housing Officer role you must have excellent interpersonal skills. In addition the following key skills and experience are applicable:

  • Numerate and Literate to GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Experience working in a social housing environment is desirable (training will be provided)
  • Experience working in the mental health sector or other supportive environments (training will be provided)
  • Computer literate, familiarity with Microsoft packages, and experience using a client management database
  • Awareness of current housing issues and tenancy sustainment is desirable
  • Demonstrable customer service experience
  • Knowledge of welfare benefits related to housing is desirable
  • Good, clear, verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to relate to clients
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate a conscientious and dedicated attitude
  • Ability to  work on own initiative and a commitment to team working
  • Awareness of issues faced by people with mental health issues
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Willingness to undertake further training
  • Be prepared to work unsociable hours in accordance with 24/7 shift rota
  • Has Enhanced DBS clearance

Benefits: 

Pension scheme; Health Care Plan; Free access to bereavement and stress helplines; Free flu jabs / eye tests' 'Recommend a friend' bonus; Generous holiday allowance; Training and qualifications offered; Opportunities for career progression

Our commitment to diversity: 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are committed to tackling systemic inequalities by being proactive in creating opportunities for people from under-represented groups. With this in mind we welcome applications from all ethnic backgrounds, religions, gender identifications and sexual orientations, and from anyone who considers themselves to have a disability.

Shortlisting will be from 04/08/2020 and interviews will start from w/c 17/08/2020.

To view the full job description, please click here.

We are only interested in hearing from candidates that are based either in South East London or within a short commutable distance.

If you would like to be a part of the QVT team and help make a difference, please fill out an application form here, and send it, along with your CV and supporting letter outlining your suitability for the role based on the job description and person specification, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Location: South East London

Salary: Up to £30,000 p.a.

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

Closing date: 30/06/2020

About us:

Quo Vadis Trust (QVT) is a small charity in South East London. We provide housing to people with mental health issues. QVT currently provides homes to approximately one hundred and fifty people in South East London. Our range of supported housing helps each individual client to maximise their independence and enhance their recovery.

Job purpose:

At QVT the wellbeing of our clients is of the utmost importance, which is why, as Maintenance Technician you will undertake multi-trade tasks in occupied properties, and complete such tasks to a high quality with no defects. You will communicate any issues to stakeholders effectively and promptly, and travel to recognised QVT suppliers to collect any required materials and equipment. You will liaise with occupiers of designated properties in order to ensure client satisfaction.

About you:

To be considered for the Maintenance Technician role you must have demonstrable experience of providing maintenance work across a variety of premises. In addition the following key skills and experience are applicable:

  • Possesses a current and valid full & clean UK Driving Licence, and able to drive a manual transmission Transit type van (Access to company vehicle included with this post)
  • Demonstrable customer service experience
  • Computer literacy, familiarity with Microsoft packages and able to input job data
  • Previous site-based experience
  • A strong understanding of health and safety regulations
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Good, clear, verbal and written communications skills
  • Able to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Basic Plumbing, carpentry and electrical skills
  • Has Enhanced DBS clearance
  • For more information please see the Job Description

Benefits: 

Pension scheme; Health Care Plan; Free access to bereavement and stress helplines; Free flu jabs / eye tests; 'Recommend a friend' bonus; Generous holiday allowance; Training and qualifications offered; Opportunities for career progression

We are only interested in hearing from candidates that are based either in South East London or within a short commutable distance.

To view the full job description, please click here

If you would like to be a part of the QVT team and help make a difference, please fill out an application form here, and send it, along with your CV and supporting letter outlining your suitability for the role based on the job description and person specification, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..