Progression Coach | Depaulcharity

Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Progression Coach

Job titleJob reference number
Progression Coach (Part time)0702.PC.WD
SalaryHours per week
£9,960 per annum + pension and other benefits20 hours (Wed:15:30 - 22:00, Thur: 15:30 - 22:00 & Fri:15:00 - 22:00)
Contract typeLocation
PermanentWallsend

What’s the role all about?

Working under the support and guidance of a manager/senior worker you will be responsible for a caseload of clients as well as share responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of all clients, volunteers and staff in the service.

You will also work as part of a team delivering an assessment, support and move on service to vulnerable clients in supported or community based accommodation.

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 & 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
  • The role is flexible and you can take a creative approach to supporting young people
  • It's a great opportunity to gain experience in the charity sector

What will ideally support your success in this role?

  • An understanding of the needs of people who have experienced homelessness, poor mental health, substance use
  • Able to demonstrate clear understanding of safeguarding requirements and procedures
  • A knowledge and understanding of Risk Assessments and Support Planning.
  • An understanding and commitment to working in an assets based way

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: 4th March 2019 at 12:00pm

Interview date: 14th March 2019

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.

OR

  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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