Project Worker / My Life Coach
Salary: £19,894 following successful 6-month probationary period
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Worked on a rota of early, mid and late shifts, including some weekends
A leading supported housing provider has a great opportunity for a Project Worker / My Life Coach within their newly commissioned service which is at the heart of Bolton's locality plan. Building on the strengths of individuals, families, partner agencies and communities the organisation aims to deliver a flexible and innovative asset-based approach to reduce and prevent homelessness in Bolton improving outcomes for all.
The main purpose of the Project Worker / My Life Coach role is to empower the customer by facilitating the development of their skills and knowledge to enable them to access, secure and retain accommodation and housing into the future.
To be successful in this role as Project Worker / My Life Coach you will have knowledge and understanding of the needs of vulnerable and socially excluded people, and have a passion for encouraging and coaching individuals to manage their lives & fulfil their potential. You will also need to possess good written and verbal communication skills, IT skills, together with great organisational and time management abilities. Above all, you will be committed to achieving great positive outcomes for clients.
If you're the kind of person who can relate to the organisation's values of "integrity and fairness, valuing the individual and striving for excellence" and can help others to help themselves, you'll gain a great deal from this role. In return, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; starting salary of £18,899 rising to £19,894 after successful probation period; 33 days' holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 38 after service; 2 additional days' holiday per year available based on attendance; Westfield Health Cash Plan; Death in service policy; pension scheme; enhanced sick pay, maternity pay and paternity pay and childcare vouchers.
As a values-based organisation, all employees contribute to the maintenance and development of values, culture and ethos by articulating and demonstrating them to build a staff culture where every person feels empowered and valued. They have recently been re-awarded the Investors in People Silver award. Formed in 1972, they are a not for profit organisation working in the community with vulnerable and excluded people from a diverse range of backgrounds providing support through a variety of high-quality housing, support and advice services.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Closing date: 9 am, Wednesday 28th March 2018
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an assessment centre on 6th April and interviews will be held 10th April 2018
How to apply:
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Important: To be considered for this role please include within the first page of your CV a detailed covering letter giving details of how you meet the role criteria.