CT024 – Mental Health Housing First Worker
£25,500 per annum
37 hours per week (Fixed term until 31st March 2022)
Closing Date – 30th October 2020
Do you have direct experience of working with individuals facing multiple disadvantage? Do you have previous experience working with individuals with mental ill health and or learning disabilities? Do you have demonstrable experience of supporting and influencing partnerships of frontline services, including in complex or challenging circumstances?
Do you have experience of operational engagement with partner agencies with the ability to challenge stakeholders at all levels? Do you have experience establishing and sustaining partnerships that proactively tackle complex problems?
Do you have experience and/or willingness to work with clients who may demonstrate challenging behaviour? Do you have experience of working in an environment that requires confidentiality? Do you have experience of working in an environment that is health and safety conscience?
If so, the role of Mental Health Housing First Coordinator could be for you.
Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.
We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.
We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.
About the job
This position forms part of the complex needs team working under the Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) remit supporting individuals facing multiple needs and exclusion. More information on the MEAM approach can be found here http://www.themeamapproach.org.uk/
Working in partnership with stakeholders the post holder will identify individuals and coordinate a housing first programme. More information on the principles of housing first can be found here. https://hfe.homeless.org.uk/principles-housing-first
This is a new role to support the partnership between City of York Council, TEWV Mental Health Trust and Changing lives. The primary aim of the project is to support individuals with a long history of mental ill health and living challenging lives to live independently in tailored accommodation setting appropriate to their individual needs
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