Mediation Worker

Recruiter
Location
Oldham
Salary
£23,700 pa pro rata
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At Depaul UK we are currently looking for a Reconnect Family Mediation Worker to come and join our team based in Oldham, on a part time, permanent basis working 18.75 hours per week. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary pro rata of £23,700 per annum plus pension and other benefits.

Depaul helps people around the UK who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged, with a special focus on young people. We are a homelessness charity with the largest network of emergency accommodation for young people in the UK, making a difference to the lives of thousands of young people each year. We are unique, innovative and very passionate about what we do, working in the very heart of local communities.

You will have a vital role to play in helping us achieve our mission of offering homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to fulfil their potential and move towards an independent and positive future.

Since we started in 1989, we have helped more than 63,000 young people. To find out more about the work we do visit our website or follow us on Facebook.

We require a Reconnect Family Mediation Worker to join our mediation team in Oldham. You will work with young people and their parents / carers / extended family to improve relationships with family members with the aim of able to return home if this is appropriate. We recognise that young people are more resilient if they have good social networks and relationships with family members.

In particular as our Reconnect Family Mediation Worker you will have experience of:

- Working with young people with high levels of need

- Mediation skills or training

- Report writing and presenting information

- Liaising with different agencies

In return as our Reconnect Family Mediation Worker, we can offer you…

In return we can offer a range of employee benefits including; competitive salary, five weeks annual holiday plus bank holidays (rising to six weeks plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, life assurance and childcare voucher scheme.

So if this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to become our new Reconnect Family Mediation Worker then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date: Tuesday, 29 August  2017  at midday

Interview Date: Tuesday, 1 September 2017    

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.

Depaul UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.