Part-time Progression - North West | Depaulcharity

Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Part-time Progression - North West

Job titleJob reference number
Part-time Progression - North West2009.PC.NW
SalaryHours per week
£11,454 pa pro rata + pension and other benefits (full time salary is £18,675)23 (37.5 is full-time)
Contract typeLocation
PermanentRochdale, OL11 1DN

Depaul helps people around the UK who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged, with a special focus on young people. We are a homelessness charity with the largest network of emergency accommodation for young people in the UK, making a difference to the lives of thousands of young people each year. We are unique, innovative and very passionate about what we do, working in the very heart of local communities.

You will have a vital role to play in helping us achieve our mission of offering homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to fulfil their potential and move towards an independent and positive future.

Since we started in 1989, we have helped more than 63,000 young people. To find out more about the work we do visit our website or follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/depauluk.

Working under the direction, guidance and support of the service manager you will be responsible for maintaining a safe, supportive environment, covering a number of core work activities and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of clients, volunteers and staff in the service at all times.

To succeed in this role you will have experience of:

  • Working with young people in the homelessness field.
  • Support planning with young people and being able to risk access their individual needs.
  • Empowering young people so they become stronger and confident in their ability to reach their true potential and face new challenges.
  • Working in a busy supported housing environment.
  • Using logical processes for solving problems and making decisions, with particular focus on Risk Assessments and Safeguarding.
  • Supporting young people to apply for employment, training, volunteering, and/or benefits.
  • Using IT systems to record support plans, action plans, risk assessments, and outcomes.
  • Working in a manner which promotes diversity and equality, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity and no one suffers from discrimination.
  • Promoting an environment which has the highest regard for the Health & Safety of others.
  • Working with personal and professional integrity and being able to demonstrate professional boundaries when working with others.
  • Being able to effectively reflect on own practices so as to further learning and personal development.

In return we can offer a range of employee benefits including; competitive salary, five weeks annual holiday plus bank holidays (rising to six weeks plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, life assurance and childcare voucher scheme.

Depaul strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you require information to be sent to you in an alternative format please let us know by contacting recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk or 0207 939 1250.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.

Closing date:    05/10/18 at midday

Interview date:  TBC  

Please complete the below application documents and return to recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk  by no later than the closing date and time stated above as applications received after the deadline will not be put forward for shortlisting,  CVs will also not be considered.

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.

Application Documents

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