HA010 – Project Worker
£18,825 per annum
37 hours per week
Closing Date – 19th November 2020
Do you have experience in housing management and supporting people with complex needs? Do you have experience of working with socially disadvantaged and vulnerable people?
Do you have the ability to work in an environment that requires confidentiality? Do you have the ability to work in an environment that is health and safety conscience? Do you have the ability to work to set administrative guidelines?
Do you have a commitment to the values of Changing Lives? Do you have a appointment to equality and diversity?
If so, the role of Project Worker could be for you.
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 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
To provide a secure, warm, and safe environment for residents staying at Halton and Brennan Lodge. Providing a responsive, friendly, and professional response in cases of emergency and crisis. You will support residents with complex problems to overcome their issues and develop the life skills to enable them to move on and sustain independent living. You will provide a safe & secure environment to enable people with a chaotic lifestyle, educational or health issues to stabilise their lives. To support residents to achieve outcomes across key life areas including:
- Independent living skills
- Community links and social inclusion
- Meaningful occupation and pathways to employment
- Social skills and self-management
- Quality of life and aspirations
- Health and well being
- Financial management and economic well being
- Reduction in offending behaviours
- Management of alcohol and substance misuse issues
- Obtaining and sustain own tenancy
Apply for the job
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.