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Senior Project Worker

Senior Project Worker

Location: Bolton
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £23,345 per annum following successful completion of a 6 month probationary period
Reference: 18/24

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Worker within our service which is at the heart of Bolton’s locality plan. Building on the strengths of individuals, families, partner agencies and communities Adullam aims to deliver a flexible and innovative asset based approach to reduce and prevent homelessness in Bolton, improving outcomes for all. The main purpose of the Senior Project Worker role is to fulfil the aims and objectives of the projects, and provide support and supervision to staff. 
To be successful in this role as a Senior Project Worker you will have a good understanding of the needs of vulnerable and socially excluded people.  You will be experienced in overseeing a multi-disciplinary team and providing appropriate support and supervision to staff. You will have the ability to build effective partnerships with outside agencies to ensure the provision of vital support to service users.  A full list of responsibilities can be found on the role profile and person specifications but you will also have sound written and verbal communication skills and a commitment to achieve positive outcomes; proven IT skills together with great organisational and time management abilities.
The ability to drive and access to a car for work purposes is desirable. If you’re the kind of person who can relate to our values of “integrity and fairness, valuing the individual and striving for excellence” 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 which includes; starting salary of £22,178 rising to £23,345 after successful probation period; 33 days’ holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 38 after service; 2 additional days’ holiday per year available based on attendance; Westfield Heath Cash Plan; Death in service policy; pension scheme; enhanced sick pay, maternity pay and paternity pay and child care vouchers.
As a values based organisation all employees contribute to the maintenance and development of our values, culture and ethos by articulating and demonstrating them to build a staff culture where every person feels empowered and valued. We have recently been re-awarded the Investors in People Silver award. Adullam was formed in 1972 and we are a not for profit organisation working 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.
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, Thursday 28th June 2018
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an assessment centre 9th July and interviews will be held 13th July.
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