Positive Pathways Coordinator | Depaulcharity

Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Positive Pathways Coordinator

Job titleJob reference number
Positive Pathways Coordinator0703.PPC.MDH
SalaryHours per week
£12,270 per annum + pension and other benefits22.5 Hours
Contract typeLocation
PermanentMiddlesbrough, (TS1 5AU)

What’s the role all about?

In this role you will create and sustain the successful delivery of drop-in activities/workshops for homeless and vulnerable people with the support of stakeholders, volunteers and Depaul’s clients.  This will be achieved by working flexibly and in collaboration with other Depaul staff in Middlesbrough, sharing and learning with colleagues from across the organisation.

You will also be brokering internal activities and external (community-based) progression opportunities for people who access support from Depaul. The role will also include supporting the regional client involvement efforts.

Who are we?

Depaul UK delivers a range of support and housing services around the UK for young people and adults at risk of homelessness.

We provide services that:

  • Prevent homelessness
  • Increase the resilience of those we work with
  • Energise opportunities for employment, education, training and volunteering

We're dedicated to putting our values into action to achieve a society where everyone has a place to call home and a stake in their community.

What makes this role exciting?

  • You'll receive in-house training to help you perform your role
  • A full induction and training to enhance the "hard" and "soft" skills required
  • Continuous support and supervision including reflective practice to develop your learning and skills as a practitioner.

What will ideally support your success in this role?

  • Experience coordinating volunteers in a charitable setting
  • Previous experience of planning and leading workshops that help clients build emotional strength and all-round resilience to enable their future independence from services
  • Being a reflective and creative in engagement with clients and offering personalised support to them.
  • A self-starter who is able to use own initiative

You can read more about the role in the attached job description.

What’s it like to work at Depaul UK?

You'll be joining a friendly, flexible and values-led organisation, and will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • 34 days of annual holiday, including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance

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 1270.

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:  25March 2019 at 12pm

Interview date: TBC

To apply please complete one of the following:

  1. 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.


  1. Submit your CV AND a supporting statement 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.  Please use the application guidelines and consider the job description when completing your supporting statement.  

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.

Nightstop UK

Nightstop helps homeless young people find a safe place to stay, one night at a time.

Communities and charities ran Nightstops in 33 locations around the UK, covering 31 percent of the UK and giving 1,403 young people a bed for the night in 2017 alone.

Depaul UK coordinates the Nightstop Network and runs Nightstops in London, the North East, the North West, South Yorkshire and Cumbria.

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