Support and Engagement Worker - Job Pack

Job Title                     : Support & Engagement Worker

Responsible to          : Team Leader (Generalist Advice)

Salary Scale               : SCP 25 (£23,111) pro-rata

Hours                         : 29.6 hrs. per week

Annual Leave            : 25 days p.a. plus 13 BH, pro-rata

 

An exciting opportunity for an innovative and creative Housing Support & Engagement Worker to join our Lloyds Foundation funded project as it develops and expands its reach across Leeds communities

 

Our ‘My Place’ project works with clients who are homeless and/or vulnerably housed – we are seeking an experienced Support & Engagement Worker to provide a resource for this project; and work across other organisational support and engagement projects.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Work with clients on a one to one basis and in groups in order to improve the clients’ housing situation and wellbeing.
  • Support clients to identify goals and to take appropriate actions.
  • Undertake action planning and reviews with clients to help them achieve their housing goals.
  • Maintain and manage a complex caseload.
  • Provide intensive 1:1 support at locations across the city as suitable to clients.
  • Actively participate in service reviews; and complete impact monitoring paperwork for service evaluation.
  • Deliver group sessions on topics including money management, tenancy maintenance, cooking and eating on a budget
  • Represent the service as appropriate - deliver presentations and attend third party team meetings as required.

 

In return, we offer competitive salaries, 38 days leave (pro rata, inclusive of bank holidays) and a 5% employer contribution pension package.

 

For informal enquiries about the role please contact Dave Gilbert, Generalist Advice Team Leader, on daveg@betterleeds.org.uk

 

For a full job pack please visit https://www.betterleeds.org.uk/about-blc/vacancies

 

Please submit all applications via email to jobs@betterleeds.org.uk

 

Closing date: 8.30am Thursday 3rd January

 

Interviews: Tuesday 8th January