Support Worker (Housing Association)

Recruiter
Chapter 1
Location
West Midlands
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Expires
21 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Support Worker (Housing Association)

A great opportunity to work for a worthwhile charity.

Chapter 1 is a charity and Registered Social Landlord that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people through a dedicated team of staff located throughout England. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We offer our services to anyone in need respecting their faith, culture and social background. We work in partnership with 29 local authorities and have a growing network of over 50 projects across the UK.

Position: Positive Intervention and Mediation Worker
Location: Binswood, Warwickshire
Hours: Full time, 37.5 per week
Salary: circa GBP19,611 pa
Benefits: 25 days' annual holiday + bank holidays, Life Assurance, Pension scheme and an Employee Health Assistance Programme.

Closing date: Wednesday 12th July 2017

About the role:

Following recent successful award of their countywide services for Young people, their Warwickshire Service is currently made up of 8 accommodation based support services providing focussed support for care leavers, young parents and young people with complex needs. The services are located across the county. Their aim is to assist clients to gain the skills necessary for independent living.

They require a full time Positive Intervention & Mediation Worker. For this new role you will required to develop and deliver an intensive programme for specific named homeless young people (16-24) living within their homeless services, who are identified as being at risk of disengagement from the services. You will also be required to deliver mediation services in order to prevent young people accessing services where re-engagement with family is possible, and to deliver prevention work in schools and other community settings.

About you:

As the post holder you will have experience of work in a range of supported living, homeless, youth justice and or youth work settings with clients who have a variety of different and complex needs especially those most vulnerable to disengagement. Proven experience as a trained/qualified mediator is essential.

If you are hardworking, creative, innovative, able to think outside the box, work well on your own as well as part of a team which delivers positive outcomes and have a real passion for working with our client group then we would love to hear from you.

A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for these roles.

As an equal opportunities employer, Chapter 1 welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants need an understanding of and should be in sympathy with the Christian ethos and values of the organisation.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Assistant, Housing Association, Residential Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Voluntary Sector, Charity, NFP, Advocacy, Not for Profit etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.