Project Worker - Darlington

£18,289 - £19,782
16 August 2019 12 Noon
19/ILU/42

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Humankind’s Independent Living Unit offers a range of housing-related support services, advice and guidance to help people obtain accommodation and progress towards a sustained independent lifestyle in the community.  We work with a wide variety of clients, often with histories including substance misuse, offending, mental ill health and homelessness, to overcome barriers and achieve social inclusion.  An opportunity has arisen to join our successful Positive Support Pathway (PSP) service in Darlington, as a Project Worker.
The PSP service provides housing-related support to young people aged 16 to 24 years. You will support clients to set up and maintain their home, maximise their income and pay rent, reduce debts, manage the safety and security of their accommodation, and maintain their health and wellbeing. Your motivation to enable individuals to improve their quality of life is vital to this role. Support is provided through home visits and drop-in sessions at Humankind’s centrally located office.

• 37 hours per week
• Car user

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.
We understand the importance of ensuring all our service users are safe from harm and are committed to following guidelines on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and good working practices, including the safe recruitment of workers.
The closing date for completed applications is noon on the 16th August 2019.  For successful applicants: please note interviews will take place on 22nd  August 2019.  If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role please contact the Project Manager Rachel Pickering on 01325 527837
Application packs are also available via email at recruitment@humankindcharity.org.uk or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 19/ILU/42.
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Exceptional support, training and development
  • Up to 32 days (pro rata) annual leave per year