Project Worker (Progression Coach) | Depaulcharity

Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Project Worker (Progression Coach)

Job titleJob reference number
Project Worker (Specialist Progression Coach)1910.SPC.CKP
SalaryHours per week
£23,750pa + pension and other benefits3 x 37.5 per week 1 x 32 hours per week
Contract typeLocation
PermanentNW6 1UG

We are looking to fill 3 full time postions based on 37.5 hours per week and 1 part time position based on 32 hours per week.  Please note that when in post the job title for this role will be known as Specialist Progression Coach.

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 dynamic and highly skilled staff.

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

  • Have an understanding of safeguarding, professional boundaries, and confidentiality.

  • Be young people needs led with experience of devising successful specialist interventions tailor-made to individual needs.

  • Experience managing challenging behavior 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 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: Thursday 19th October 2017 @ midday

    Interview date: tbc

    Please return your completed application documents and return 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 agencies

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