Positive Pathways Worker

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Doncaster
Salary
28 days annual leave per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Positive Pathways Worker - Reducing Homelessness
Support Worker / Social Worker
* GBP21,000
* Fixed Term contract - 2 years
* Full time, 37 hours per week
* Doncaster
* 28 days annual leave per annum
Key Working Relationship or Support Work / Social Care:
The postholder will be responsible to Doncaster Minster, regularly liaising with a named contact from the Minster. The named contact will sign off to the objective setting and appraisal of the postholder. Based within the Complex Lives Team and reporting directly to the Team Manager, Positive Pathways Regional Co-ordinator and Minster Link.
Support Work / Social Care - Reducing Homelessness
An enhanced DBS check is required as this position will involve directly working with vulnerable people.
BACKGROUND
Doncaster Minster and the Complex Lives Alliance strive to improve the lives and well-being of people with multiple and complex needs (such as substance misuse, rough sleeping, mental health issues, and offending behaviour. domestic or sexual violence) in Doncaster through effective and sustained engagement and the use of a multi-disciplinary and person-centered approach as part of the principle of MEAM (Making Every Adult Matter). Doncaster Minster are committed to improving the lives of those with complex needs as part of their outreach programme.
SUMMARY OF JOB
Support Worker / Social Worker
We are seeking a Positive Pathways Coordinator (Support Worker / Social Worker) to work collaboratively with Doncaster Minster and other faith groups within the borough and the Complex Lives Alliance to improve the lives of people with multiple and complex needs.
The focus of this Support Worker / Social Worker role is to create and sustain the successful delivery of drop-in activities/workshops for homeless and vulnerable people moving away from homelessness with the support of stakeholders, volunteers, and those with lived experience. This role of Support Worker / Social Worker will include a mixture of group work, 121 engagement with clients, and facilitating the support of volunteers. This will be achieved by working flexibly and in collaboration with the Complex Lives Team, sharing and learning with colleagues from across the organisation, while also brokering internal activities and external (community based) progression opportunities for people who access support from Complex Lives. The postholder will develop the contribution of Doncaster Minster and other faith organisations in the town centre into an effective alliance to meet the objectives set out above.
Your Support Worker / Social Worker role will also be integrated into the wider work of Positive Pathways, a regional homelessness reduction programme overseen by Church Urban Fund that is also being delivered in Bradford, Middlesbrough, and Sheffield. You will have the opportunity to learn from, and share your experience with, other regional delivery partners through quarterly meetings and other forums facilitated by the Positive Pathways Regional Coordinator with social care and support work.
Closing date: 30th April 2021
Interview date: Week commencing 3rd May 2021.
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