Chester-le-Street, County Durham
Durham, County Durham
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
£19,345 - £23,415 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Handcrafted Projects is a Christian Charity seeking to empower individuals to grow resilience and experience sustainable change in their lives.  The organisation continues to grow and we have identified this new role to develop our support for Care Leavers across all of Handcrafted's hubs and projects. 

The key roles for this position are:

  • Work proactively with young people aged 16-25 who have been in Local Authority care, to ensure that they can engage with the support at Handcrafted that will empower them
  • Collaborate with staff across all of the Handcrafted hubs and projects to develop our approach and create opportunities for young people who have not engaged with other available support
  • Network with partner organisations, particularly Social Services, to ensure we connect with the people who most need our support
  • Demonstrate effectiveness in order to sustain our partner relationship with funders and referrers and to influence the wider national picture of how young people are supported as they leave Local Authority care

Reporting to: Operations Director
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Various across the North East
Salary: £19,345 – £23,415 depending on experience

As a result of Handcrafted's Christian ethos, this post is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) to be filled by a practising Christian, under the Equality Act 2010.

Applications close at 13:00 on Thursday 13th August 2020.

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Posted on: 29 July 2020
Closed date: 13 August 2020
Tags: Christian, Support Worker

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