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CW005 – Assertive Engagement Worker

North Tyneside

£11,000 per annum (pro rata of £22,000 per annum)

18.5 hours per week (Fixed term until 31st December 2021)

Closing Date – 14th February 2021

About you

Do you have a level 3 qualification in social care or equivalent? Do you have experience of group facilitation? Do you have experience of working with people who have mental health issue and/or mental health services, including hospital admission?

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 conscious? Do you have experience of running/delivering group meditation sessions?

Do you have experience of running therapeutic movement? Do you have experience of working in a psychologically informed environment? Do you have an understanding of trauma informed and trauma responsive practice?If so, the role of Assertive Engagement Worker could be for you.

About us

 Changing Lives began in 1970, when four people set up Tyneside Cyrenians, offering food and shelter to people experiencing homelessness in the North East. Since then, 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.

Today our charity employs over 600 staff, has 400 volunteers and operates from Berwick to London giving people hope and aspiration that their lives can change. We listen carefully to the experiences of people with lived experience and 20% of staff at Changing Lives have previously used services.

At Changing Lives, we believe that everyone deserves a safe home, a rewarding job and a life free from addiction or abuse. We also believe that, given the right support, anyone can change their life for the better. By focusing on their strengths, potential and opportunities, we help over 14,000 people overcome their problems and live safe, successful, independent lives each year.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

About the job

To undertake therapeutic group work, one-to-one sessions, community asset building and psychosocial interventions. Assists individuals to who are being discharged from hospital, or at risk of admission. The role entails working throughout the North Tyneside area, offering emotional and practical support. Furthermore, coaching and advising people on their options so that they are able to stabilise their situation, this may involve accessing other appropriate services and support.

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Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form and forward a completed application form to

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.

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