GA003 – Financial Inclusion Worker
North East/Agile Working
£7,783.78 per annum (Pro rata of £24000 per annum)
12 hours per week (Fixed term until December 2023)
Closing Date – 29th April 2021
Do you have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of providing financial capability services? Do you have experience of working with socially disadvantaged people?
Do you have experience of lone working and the associated personal responsibilities? Do you have evidence of communicating with and supporting various internal and external stakeholder groups?
Do you have experience of managing a wide range of tasks at any one time and able to confidently prioritise? Do you have experience of working to and meeting set targets?
If so, the role of Financial Inclusion Worker could be for you.
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
The Get Ahead programme supports people across the North East of England to overcome the complex reasons that prevent them finding work
The programme helps people to build on their strengths and aspirations, using the skills and expertise of partners and local employers to achieve their goals and is committed to making a real and lasting change.
To support participants on Changing Lives’ Get Ahead programme experiencing financial exclusion to maximise benefits, increase their knowledge of their own financial situation and increase their financial capability.
This is an agile working role partially home and office based, therefore you will require the ability to work effectively independently, and as a virtual team, under pressure to meet challenging deadlines.
What can we offer you in return?
- Long established local employer
- Competitive salary
- 25 days annual leave
- Annual Pay Review
- Central location (near Team Valley Retail Park – Gateshead) with Free onsite parking
- Employee Pension scheme 5% Employee / 3% Employer
- Death in Service Benefit
- Free Employee Assistance Programme
- Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
- CLUB Scheme – Access to Online Discounts
- Comprehensive Learning & Development Opportunities
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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 email@example.com
We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.