Project Worker Fixed Term Contract x2 and 1 Permanent

Location:

Osborne Grove Nursing Home

Closing Date:

21 Aug 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Contract Type: 1 year Fixed Term Contract (Fulltime – 36 hours) x2 at Osborne Grove and 1 Permanent Position at Olive Morris Court

Pay Grade: Scale 5 (£25,578 – £26,985) 

Closing Date: Sunday, 21st August 2022

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth.

We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the Role

We’re looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated project worker to join the team at Osborne Grove and Olive Morris Court. As the post-holder, you will be carrying a caseload of men and women with a recent history of homelessness. You will be working with Homes for Haringey, multidisciplinary teams, specialist staff and external partners to support our residents to make the changes in their lives and to help them to continue moving away from homelessness. The post involves working on a rota along with the rest of the team and this will involve both evenings and weekends.

Main Responsibilities

We value passion and commitment over professional experience and encourage applicants to consider the transferable skills they have learnt in all areas of their lives.

We ask that you are :

  • Committed to developing services with the people who use them, to reflect the diversity of Haringey.
  • Committed to developing services with the people who use them, to reflect the diversity of Haringey.
  • Resilient, eager to learn and able to work with our clients in a holistic and client-centred approach.
  • Confident working in a 1-2-1 capacity with people, to help them identify their priorities and goals.
  • Focussed on finding solutions to sometimes complex problems and working with other people and organisations to do so.

We are particularly interested in hearing from people with personal experience of homelessness, mental health, substance use or criminal justice services and from Black and Minority Ethnic communities. We also encourage applications from people who have provided support to someone in their life affected by these issues.

Benefits

Full training and continual professional development opportunities :competitive annual leave and salary :access to Haringey’s staff benefits package

Further Information

Please contact: resourcinghub@haringey.gov.uk 

Interviews week commencing: Monday, 5th September 2022

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