Overview

The Children’s Society Tenancy Support Project Worker – Norfolk

Permanent contract until 31st July 2021 due to funding

21 hours per week.

£20,912 per annum / pro rata actual salary £11,868

Norfolk – Countywide

The Children’s Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We’re there for children, every step of the way.

We wish to recruit a part time Project Worker to cover the county of Norfolk, based within Long Stratton, Norfolk, to deliver the work of The Children’s Society. Working with young people and families around tenancy support including employability, budgeting, housing, tenancy and relationships.

We are currently looking for a motivated individual to join our dynamic, ambitious team.

A key part of this role will be your ability to support young people through the use of individual support and groupwork using face to face and virtual methods, thereby ensuring young people have access to tenancy services and processes within their community.

In order to be successful in this role, you must have:

Substantial experience working with vulnerable children and young people either in a paid or unpaid capacity.
Experience of facilitating groups with young people both face to face and virtually.
A qualification in Train the Trainer, or be working towards a relevant professional qualification e.g. Level 3 PTLLS.
A qualification in Youth and Community Work, Counselling, Social Care or a related NVQ is desirable but not essential.

The Children’s Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children’s lives happier and safer.

Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.

The Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with.  As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.  We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

Closing date: 02/10/2020