WEBINAR: Recruitment and Well-being in Housing First teams

On 27th September, from 11:00 – 13:00 CEST, 12:00 – 14:00 EEST, 10:00 – 11:00 BST join Rachel Marshall, St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity on a discussion about Recruitment and Well-being in Housing First teams. The session will be moderated by Juha Kahila, Head of International Affairs, Y-Foundation.

We welcome you to join us for an insightful webinar. In today’s ever-evolving landscape, recruitment and employee well-being have emerged as critical concerns for professionals across Europe. The challenges of attracting new talent and ensuring the happiness of existing employees have never been more pronounced.

This webinar aims to address these pressing issues head-on.

During this engaging session, we will delve into the heart of the matter, uncovering effective strategies that have yielded proven results in both recruitment and employee retention.

“ Recruitment and Well-being in Housing First teams ”


Rachel Marshall, St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity, “UK wide Frontline Worker Survey”

Rachel Marshall is a Policy and Best Practice Manager at St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity. Rachel communicates with frontline homelessness workers through the Frontline Network, sharing learning to influence local and national decision making. This includes leading the annual UK wide Frontline Worker Survey. Before joining the St Martin’s Charity team Rachel worked in social policy research and evaluation in the public and third sector, as well as delivering local community projects.

Connel McKenna, Simon Community Northern Ireland, “Protecting the Wellbeing of HF4Y Support Staff’”

My name is Connel McKenna, I am Housing First For Youth Service Manager at Simon Community Northern Ireland. I have been manager of our HF4Y service for 3 years, and previous to this, worked in adult homelessness and low threshold services.

At Simon Community NI we provide a HF4Y service which provides intensive, 24/7, proactive and responsive support to young people aged 16 and above. All young people supported by our HF4Y service were previously in state care.

Our HF4Y service, which operates in the Greater Belfast area, is operated in partnership with Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) and three Health & Social Care Trusts.

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