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Support Worker, Link Worker

£24,000 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2021
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Support Worker, Link Worker
Location: Northamptonshire
Flexible working hours
Salary: £24,000 pa

This is no ordinary support or link worker role, instead, as a
Personal Transitions Service (PTS) Network Coach, you will:

  • Walk alongside people experiencing tough times, listening, identifying system barriers and working to overcome them.
  • Unleash your inner activist and contribute to challenging and changing systems around homelessness, substance use, social care, mental health and criminal justice.
  • Share your grassroots experience influencing others across the UK.

About this organisation

This is a charity with a network of passionate social activists working to bring about systemic change, whilst offering people going through tough times such as homelessness, leaving care, coming out of prison or experiencing emotional trauma, person-led and strength-based support through its Personal Transitions Service (PTS) Response.

The Role* 
They are looking for someone who believes in people; a person who is comfortable walking alongside someone to identify and overcome barriers, to connect people with a positive community network and friendships, build on their strengths and achieve the future they want.

This is an opportunity for someone who understands that in the world today, the problem is not people with ‘complex needs’ but a broken system. A system that is failing to treat people as people. A system that traps and institutionalises people.

This role is not for the faint-hearted, it is for someone with a passion for social justice, and the energy and determination to make systems work for people going through tough times.

*This organisation is excited to be recruiting for five roles, three working across Northamptonshire with supported accommodation provider Changing Lives and two focused in East Northants working with SPRING Impact.

Applications close: 5.00pm Friday 23rd April
An online interactive group session will take place on Friday 30th April, followed by formal individual interviews on Tuesday 4th May.

Please click 'Apply’ - you will be prompted to complete a short CHM Recruit form before being redirected to complete your application.

Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced Level Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

No agencies please

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