Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£21,415 - £23,117 per year
Temporary, Until June 2022, Full-time
Job description


Opportunity Nottingham is part of the National Fulfilling Lives Programme and Big Lottery Funded until 2022. We exist to improve the lives of people with multiple and complex needs in Nottingham City, and deliver our work through a partnership of local agencies, of which Framework is the lead.

Beneficiaries of Opportunity Nottingham need to be experiencing at least three out of the following four complex needs; homelessness, substance misuse, offending, or mental ill health and may have had poor experiences of engaging with mainstream services.
The main purpose of the job will be to coordinate delivery of services to individual beneficiaries and directly support a beneficiary caseload. The successful candidate will also work with beneficiaries to create Personal Development Plans and liaise with referring & partner provider agencies.

This group of beneficiaries present challenges, therefore the team and its members need to be resilient, creative, flexible, patient, and persistent and, where required, assertive in their approach.

We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate:

• Experience of working with vulnerable people, particularly those with multiple needs
• Understanding of partnership working with external agencies
• Understanding of the range of services available to vulnerable people
• Understanding of the issues faced by people who are affected by: homelessness, substance misuse, mental ill health, and offending
• Ability to accurately plan and record work with beneficiaries
• Commitment with tolerance and flexibility.
• Excellent communication, liaison and negotiation skills

Opportunity Nottingham has a diverse team and we positively encourage applications from all communities.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

What we offer: Life Assurance, Pension (up to 4% matched by FHA), Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Benefits, Additional Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Learning programmes tailored to suit different roles and services, Health Cash Plan.

Framework supports all employees to achieve a better work/life balance. Should you wish us to consider flexible working or job share as part of your application please state this on your application in the supporting statement section.

To protect the health & wellbeing of those receiving support from Framework, colleagues and the wider community, any job offer is conditional upon the prospective post-holder having been vaccinated against Covid-19, or agreeing to do so during the first six months in the post, except where such a requirement would be unreasonable in the circumstances.

98% of the workforce in a recent staff survey said they were proud to work for Framework.

Framework is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Registered charity No: 1060941.

As a Disability Confident employer we warmly encourage job applications from people with disabilities. Framework is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.


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Posted on: 13 September 2021
Closing date: 27 September 2021
Tags: Support Worker

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