Project Worker: Housing First
Project Worker: Housing First: Fixed Term Contract to March 31st 2020
Salary £24,313 per annum
37.5 hours per week.
The aim of Housing First is to successfully support people with repeat histories of homelessness, who experience multiple disadvantages, into independent and stable accommodation.
The principles of Housing First are:
1. People have a right to a home
2. Flexible support is provided for as long as is needed
3. Housing and support are separated
4. Individuals have choice and control
5. An active engagement approach is used
6. People are supported to identify their strengths, goals and aspirations
7. A harm reduction approach is used
Working at all times within these principles, the Project Worker will utilise an assertive engagement approach to encourage clients to access the project and thereafter provide flexible, client-centred and individualised casework support. The Project Worker will be working in an outreach capacity to enable clients to access the services and interventions they need to build their resilience, gain confidence and acquire the personal and social assets they need to meet their aspirations.
• Closing date: 5pm 13th May
• Interview date: 21st May (evening interviews available)
• For further information about this project please contact Team Manager John Robinson on 07771370545
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You can apply for this role by either completing the online application form or by filling in the word attachment below. Please email completed application forms to [email protected] or alternatively post to The Bridge Project, 35 Salem Street, Bradford, BD1 4QH
If you are unable to apply online and require a paper application form please contact Vanessa Ross on 01274 723863. If applying with a hard copy please post to: HR Department, The Bridge Project, 35 Salem Street, Bradford, BD1 4QH quoting the job reference on the outside of the envelope.
Please note, most posts require a DBS Check at Enhanced Level, which EXTERNAL applicants will be required to pay for, unless they are subscribed to the DBS Electronic Update Service, in which case permission for Bridge to check the current status of a DBS certificate will be required. Please note that the current charge for a new DBS certificate is £44 plus an administration charge levied by our preferred provider of £9.50 + VAT. An online check Of DBS status using update service is free.