Senior Project Worker (High Support Services)

1625 Independent People
https://www.1625ip.co.uk/
Salary: 
£24,799- £26,317 per annum
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
40 hours per week (including lunch breaks)
Location: 
Bristol
Details of Role: 

We are offering an opportunity for a Senior Project Worker to join our dynamic High Support team under an exciting new contract in a newly developed role.

1625 Independent People (1625ip) is a leading youth homeless charity based in the South West, working with over 2,500 young people. We have strong local partnerships and adhere to the best practice in the sector, thereby building trusting relationships between young people and 1625ip staff is at the core of our work.

What we are looking for:

  • You are someone with the passion and expertise to help shape a new role and new service to enable young people to achieve their aspirations.
  • You have excellent skills in engaging vulnerable people and enabling them to build positive and trusting relationships, which can be used as a tool for change.
  • You are able to offer clear and consistent responses to young people who may present challenging behaviour, be chaotic, distressed and have learned not to trust.  
  • You are able to work under pressure, managing multiple tasks at a time whilst remaining positive and keeping focussed.

What you will be doing:

  • Supporting the development of and delivering support for 2 young people living in self-contained accommodation away from the Hostel providing intensive higher-level support.
  • Supporting young people within the Hostel.
  • Line managing three Weekend Housing Workers.
  • Supporting the Hostel team to ensure young people are getting the best support on offer.
  • You will be in the High Support Team and your line manager will be the St George’s House Hostel Manager.

What we are offering:

  • 30 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays or a day in lieu if working a Bank Holiday.
  • An opportunity to work in a Psychologically Informed Environment.
  • An opportunity to assist in shaping service delivery.
  • Never a dull day, in a busy but rewarding environment.

Contract details: 

  • Hours per week: 40 (including lunch breaks)
  • Contract type: Permanent 
  • Salary scale:    NJC scale 19-22 starting at the bottom of the scale
  • Salary range:    £24,799- £26,317 per annum 
  • The location: St George’s House, Central Bristol and covering 2 x self-contained properties away from the Hostel
Closing Date: 
Monday, 18 March, 2019 - 23:45
How to Apply: 

Important dates:

  • If you have not heard from us by Wednesday 20th March 2019 please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
  • Interviews are on Monday 25th March 2019.

Covering Letter Guidance:

Please note that the online application form cannot be saved until it is fully complete.  We recommend that you prepare your Covering Letter before you start the online application. 

Your Covering Letter will form the most important basis on which your skills, experience and personal attributes will be tested against the job criteria.  Without it, your application cannot progress to the shortlisting stage. 

You should refer to the Person Specification document within the Job Pack and cover only the elements that are tested at this stage of the recruitment process.  Elements that only have the word ‘interview’ next to them will be tested at the next stage of the process and do not need to be covered in your letter. 

ALTHOUGH THE APPLICATION FORM GIVES YOU THE OPTION TO UPLOAD A CV, PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT A CV AS THIS IS NOT NECESSARY AND WILL NOT BE USED IN THIS PROCESS. 

Equal opportunities for everyone:

We safeguard and promote the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Any job offer will depend on a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Barred List Disclosure Check. 

We believe those with a criminal record should have an equal chance to become employees or volunteers.  We also pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer for everyone regardless of age, disability, gender identity, race, religion and beliefs, sex and sexual orientation. We are particularly keen to increase applications from Black and Minority Ethnic groups as they are currently under-represented.
 
Please see our Policies section on the website, for further information.   If you need an adjustment made to any part of the recruitment process, please let us know as soon as possible. 

Contact Person: 
Lucy McMillan
Contact Email: 
Lucy.McMillan@1625ip.co.uk
Contact Phone: 
0117 317 7085
Postal Address: 
1625 Independent People Kingsley Hall 59 Old Market Street Bristol BS2 0ER