As well as our existing contracts, we expect to launch a number of new projects in 2021 and so are looking for people who can commit to full or part time hours (3 days per week) for three months (and possibly longer) as well as bank staff.
Support Worker Responsibilities:
As we are looking for bank staff as well as those who can make a firmer commitment to part-time or full-time hours, this is an ideal opportunity for anyone studying, with caring responsibilities or who already has a part-time job and we would welcome a discussion on how this work could fit around the other commitments in your life. As well as offering flexible working from the start of your employment, our staff benefits include access to mental and emotional health support via our partner agencies and opportunities to further develop your skills, including by our own excellent in-house training. Our culture is open and we encourage everyone to contribute to the direction of the organisation. Successful candidates will have to undertake a DBS check.
Support Worker Requirements:
To be considered for this role, you must be qualified in Information Advice & Guidance (IAG) to level 3 or have an equivalent qualification or have at least one year’s experience of IAG in a role supporting / mentoring clients to develop a plan to improve their situations. You should be a great communicator with a naturally coaching style and the ability to provide a service that is welcoming to all. You will have insight into the needs of vulnerable people from diverse backgrounds and understand the need for confidentiality when working with personal information.
You must be a competent user of IT, including email and using the Internet, as well an organised administrator. It is absolutely essential that you share our values. It would be helpful if you have an understanding of discrimination and equality and diversity issues, including those not set out in law such as the ‘poverty premium’. An understanding of housing rights would also be an advantage..
The ability to speak Arabic, Bengali, French, Gujurati, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian or the language of another group that is affected by financial and digital exclusion would be an advantage.
About Clean Slate Training & Employment CIC :
Clean Slate is an exciting and innovative social enterprise working towards a world where everyone can provide for themselves and their families, where society addresses everyone’s needs and where it does not cost more to be poor. We believe in fair opportunity for all so anyone willing and able can access employment. We enable people to improve their financial wellbeing, supporting them to access the help they need to manage their money well and find work. Clean Slate, in partnership with Quids In! magazine, is re-writing the rulebook on helping low income households to become better off.
Clean Slate is expanding. We are looking for Support Workers to join our team to support us in delivering remote services for people who are struggling with their finances: the risk of debt, rent arrears and ultimately even homelessness. You will make contact with new referrals by phone and email and provide information, support and guidance, including signposting them to specialist advice and regulated bodies. You will help people to use digital tools to be better off. You will support clients to build their skills, take control of their finances and find employment. You will work with partner agencies and statutory bodies in the local area and will assist us with the money skills and employment workshops and training run by our tutors.
Salary: £25,650 per year including London Weighting, £22,500 per year for applicants based outside London, Pro rata for part-time hours
Type: Full Time, Part Time and Bank Staff, 3 months Fixed Term Contract
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Staff, Residential Care Worker, Challenging Behaviour, Social Care Worker, Community Services, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant etc.