Reconnect Family Mediation Worker | Depaulcharity

Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Reconnect Family Mediation Worker

Job titleJob reference number
Reconnect Family Mediation Worker2908.RFMW.MAN
SalaryHours per week
£23,700pa pro rata + pension and other benefits18.75 (fte 37.5)
Contract typeLocation
PermanentOldham

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.

We require a Reconnect Family Mediation Worker to join our mediation team in Oldham. You will work with young people and their parents / carers / extended family to improve relationships with family members with the aim of able to return home if this is appropriate. We recognise that young people are more resilient if they have good social networks and relationships with family members.

To be a success in this role you will have experience of:

  • Working with young people with high levels of need
  • Mediation skills or training
  • Report writing and presenting information
  • Liaising with different agencies

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:    Tuesday 29th August  2017  at midday

Interview date:  Tuesday 1st September 2017    

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.

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