- Progression Coach
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Depaul UK 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 fulfill their potential and move towards an independent and positive future.
Depaul UK has created an exciting 24/7 supported accommodation service in partnership with the London Borough of Camden and we are now looking to recruit a dynamic and highly skilled staff team.
Depaul UK’s Camden Kaleidoscope is one of the services in Camden’s Young Peoples’ Pathway, an innovative approach to providing accommodation and support to help young people prepare for independent living. It is an innovative service for young people with mental health and complex needs, delivered using a psychologically informed approach.
Since we started in 1989, we’ve made a difference to over 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.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a mental health support or care environment and dealing with vulnerable young people in a residential setting. You will possess excellent communication skills and an understanding of safeguarding, professional boundaries, and confidentiality. You will be young people needs led with experience of devising successful specialist interventions tailor-made to individual needs. You will have experience managing challenging behaviour and will be resilient in the face of challenges.
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 UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.
Closing date: 30th March 2017 at midday
Interview date: TBC
Please note, we do not accept CVs and we kindly request no contact from recruitment agencies
Nightstop helps homeless young people find a safe place to stay, one night at a time.
Communities and charities run Nightstops in 33 locations around the UK - giving nearly 1,700 young people a bed for the night in 2014 alone.
Depaul UK coordinates the Nightstop Network and runs Nightstops in London, the North East, the North West and Cumbria.