Project Worker in Coventry

Location: Coventry
Salary: £23,817 per year
Recruiter: James Andrews Recruitment Solutions
Job Hours: Full-time

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We are currently working in partnership with a Charity based in Coventry, who are looking for a Project Worker to join their passionate and pro-active team on a permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will have access to a vehicle, be willing to have an Enhanced DBS carried out and have experience in support settings.

This position offers an annual salary of £23,817.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Working in a 14 bed-house alongside customers with complex needs including ex-offenders
  • Acting as a Key Worker to designated clients supporting the arrangement and delivery of purposeful activities
  • Forming tailored support plans in line with Project budgets
  • Taking an active role in risk assessment and management, including the operation of physical and situational security measures to ensure public, staff and client safety
  • Engaging within the community to provide help and support
  • Appropriately challenge and de-escalate anti-social behaviour and attitudes and report to statutory organisations as required
  • Managing regular client meetings and facilitating client inclusion
  • Providing other staff and clients with relevant advice, support and training to assist them in the safe delivery of the service
  • Assisting in the management of the referral process within the project to achieve agreed occupancy levels
  • Experience required:

  • Key working with clients and/or client engagement
  • Knowledge of hostel management issues, funding, staffing and administration
  • Working with offenders or other disadvantaged groups in the criminal justice, housing, social services, not-for-profit sectors
  • Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Be able to work in a challenging and demanding environment
  • Good listening and speaking skills
  • Able to deal discretely with delicate matters
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Reliable and able to manage own workload
  • Rewards and Benefits:

  • Annual leave increases by year of service up to 30 days – plus bank holidays
  • Free hot meals available during your shifts at some services
  • Access to health programmes
  • Bespoke career development programmes
  • Blue Light Card funding
  • Working hours:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday
  • Shift patterns - 8:00am-4:00pm or 12:30pm – 8:30pm (flexible)
  • Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

    James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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    About James Andrews Recruitment Solutions

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    Working collaboratively with our clients to connect them with the right talent, at the right time, is what we do best. We specialise in a multitude of sectors nationwide, including HR, Legal, Finance, Procurement, Social Housing and Property Management and work with high quality contractors, consultants and professionals in both temporary and permanent placements.

    So, whether we’re helping you find the perfect candidate, or you're looking for your own next career step, you can be assured, as a trusted specialist recruitment partner since 2009, that we’re with you on every step of the journey.

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