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Project Worker

Location: Salford
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £19,894 per annum following a 6 month probationary period plus benefits
Reference: 17/55

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Description

Adullam works in the community with vulnerable and excluded people from a diverse range of backgrounds providing support through a variety of high quality housing, support and advice services.
The Association is a not for profit organisation; all surpluses generated are reinvested into key areas of our work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Worker at our Liberty House project in Salford. 
Liberty House is the central assessment point for all young people presenting as homeless in Salford.
The Project Worker will carry out detailed needs assessments of young people during their stay at Liberty House, supporting them in developing the skills needed to access and maintain appropriate accommodation

Some of the key knowledge, skills and experience you will need to meet the challenges of this role are:
• A knowledge and understanding of the needs of young people or vulnerable/socially excluded people
• Up to date knowledge and understanding role of the  relevant support agencies that service users may need and how to access them
• Up to date knowledge of welfare benefits and related entitlements
• Knowledge of funding opportunities to support access to education, training and employment
• Ability to plan and prioritise effectively. Good time management and organisation  skills
• Ability to use Information Technology to self-administer and for effective communication

Are you seeking a new challenge and are the kind of person who can relate to our values and can help others to help themselves, you’ll gain a great deal from working with us.  In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

As an Equal Opportunities Association, we prefer to shortlist from completed application forms.  However, we will accept CVs only if accompanied with a detailed covering letter stating how you meet the role criteria.

The closing date is 9am, Monday 26th June 2017

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

At Adullam we celebrate diversity and offer opportunities for all – the only difference we see is the difference you can make.

Adullam Homes Housing Association Limited is a charitable Community Benefit Society registered with the Financial Conduct Authority   Register Number 20853R