Partner Liaison - South

THE DETAILS

Job Title:
Partner Liaison - South
Where:
South England
Hours:
Part-Time or Full-Time
Wage:
£26,000-£28,000 p.a. pro rata
Holidays:
31 days (23 + public holidays) pro rata
Contract:
Permanent (6 month probation period)
Start Date:
A.S.A.P.

Our Partner Liaisons are responsible for commencing & maintaining new partnerships with churches and Christian organisations to house the homeless.  

If you enjoy communication, pioneering new projects, are passionate about seeing long lasting change for the most marginalised, and are able to manage multiple projects, this is the role for you!

OUR GOAL

Green Pastures exists to equip and release the Church to end homelessness in the UK, and we won’t stop until that goal is achieved. We have more than 20 years experience, £32 million in investment, 70+ partners and more than 1100 people currently housed.

Every number points to what's at the heart of everything we do - people. We make a practical and impactful difference in the lives of those we house. We want to see lives transformed as residents find a relationship with Jesus. What are we missing? You.

OUR VISION

On our journey towards ending homelessness in the UK, we can’t wait: 

To be housing 2,000 people by 2024
To reach 100 Christian partnerships by 2021
To see strengthened and continued growth of our partnerships
To see continued growth and transformation in our residents, through Christ
To facilitate increased meaningful activity of residents
To experience our Partners working as one body - sharing expertise and resources as one family

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

1. The opportunity to work with a wide range of Churches and Charities 
2. The freedom to take initiative in suggesting and growing new projects
3. The privilege of caring for current partners as they house the homeless
4. The excitement of pioneering the way as you inspire new partners to come on board
5. The thrill of being part of a growing organisation
6. The chance to play a key role in ending homelessness in the UK 

WHAT YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE

1. Caring for existing partners and equipping them to grow more projects
2. Commencing new partnerships with Churches and Christian charities to provide properties to house the homeless
3. Monitoring the new partner’s performance and the impact they are having on their residents
4. Encouraging new partners in their ministry and assisting them with the challenges they face
5. Liaising with the rest of the team to provide the most effective service

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO

1. Shows passion for the role
2. Takes the initiative and has a keen eye for detail
3. Has sales experience
4. Utilises strong interpersonal skills
5. Demonstrates a track record of starting new projects
6. Is able to problem solve without supervision
7. Has achieved 3 A Levels at grade C; or equivalent qualifications/ significant experience
8. Can manage multiple relationships & contacts efficiently
9. Is a confident public speaker
10. Has experience in lone-working environments
11. Evidences knowledge & experience of the housing sector and homelessness
12. Has business experience (desirable)
13. Has experience growing a ministry (desirable)
14. Is a practicing Christian and will participate & contribute to the spirituality of GP. The nature of the role makes this an occupational requirement (The Equalities Act, 2010)

APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS

To apply, please click here to request your Application Pack. On completion of this form you will be sent the application form. Please email your completed form, along with your CV to jobs@greenpastures.net.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email us. We look forward to receiving your application.
Interviews will take place as soon as possible.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Applicants will be expected to be punctual, considerate to others and liaise with relevant agencies when required. You will attend national team meetings four times a year and travel expenses will be covered by Green Pastures. Due to our Christian motivation; ethos; and values, we worship and pray together regularly. You will need to be enthusiastic about participating in this.

You will receive a staff induction and clear guidance on the role. For the first 6 months there will be monthly reports to complete until your 6 month probation period has been passed. A specified training programme is followed by the Partner Liaisons.

Mileage expenses and travel sustenance will be covered by Green Pastures.