Lead Worker

Job Title: Lead Worker (ETE) Ref: LWES-0719 Salary: Grade D £29,796- £32,001 ILW  incl 6.5% employer contributory  pension scheme Hours: […]

Job Title: Lead Worker (ETE)

Ref: LWES-0719
Salary: Grade D £29,796- £32,001 ILW  incl 6.5% employer contributory  pension scheme
Hours: 37.5 per week
Location:  Southwark
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type:  Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Midnight 25th July 2019
Interview Date: TBC

This post will support non-UK nationals in the borough of Lambeth into education, training and employment opportunities.

About the Role:

The people you support will be found through the Lambeth night shelter, Lambeth’s rough sleeping outreach team and day centres.  You will support people who may be ready for employment but need support in accessing training, finding opportunities and preparing for interviews.

In the role you will:

-Provide advice and support to the outreach team in relation to ETE opportunities within the borough

-Attend outreach shifts with the rough sleeping team when required

-Provide detailed assessment and case work for EEA nationals who will have a range of ETE needs

-Support in CV writing, job search, making applications and interview preparation

-Support rough sleepers to access appropriate education, training and volunteering opportunities

-Identify and support rough sleepers into sustainable employment

-Work with current ESOL providers in the borough to establish suitable courses

-Work with local businesses to broker roles and increase employment opportunities for this cohort

-Supporting people to access day centres to use showers and clothes stores in preparation for interviews

You will also work in partnership with Lambeth Council’s Senior Welfare Rights Worker, the PRS Worker and the JobCentre Plus to provide a more tailored response to support this cohort.

As well as a great working environment we also offer:

-6.5% employer pension contribution.

-Development opportunities.

-29 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

-Reimbursement of the cost of annual eye test

-Season ticket/cycle loan

-Flexible Working

-EAP services

Thames Reach is one of London’s leading homelessness charities.  Our mission is to assist homeless and vulnerable people to find decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives.

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.

For further information on the post, please contact: Michael Buckley on 0203 6176070

Please download the application pack and return to recruitment@thamesreach.org.uk

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